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  • UW Community Circle

    October 14, 2021

    On behalf of our colleagues at the Population Health Initiative, the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity, Race & Equity Initiative, and the School of Public Health Office of the Dean, the PSO would like to share the opportunity for professional staff to participate in the newly launched UW Community Circle: Are you in search…

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  • Husky Leadership Initiative: Call for Husky Leadership Certificate 2022 Mentors

    October 14, 2021

    On behalf of our campus partners in the Husky Leadership Initiative, the PSO would like to share the call for Husky Leadership Certificate Mentors: The Husky Leadership Initiative is currently seeking mentors for the 2022 Husky Leadership Certificate Program. We’d love to have you join us! "I enjoyed the connection with a student who I…

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  • Survey of Professional Staff on Return to In-Person Work

    September 16, 2021

    Over the course of spring and summer 2021 quarters, the PSO Board received emails and questions from professional staff who expressed concerns about returning to onsite/in-person work. It became clear that professional staff wanted more transparency and information about the university’s plans to return to in-person work. In order to better understand the concerns of…

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  • PSO, staff partners across UW to host DEI Forum in October

    September 14, 2021

    The UW Professional Staff Organization (PSO) is joining with staff across the campuses of UW to host a forum, by staff & for staff, on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion at UW and beyond. Taking place on October 20-21, the event goal is to create an intersectional space to come together to share ideas,…

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  • View your UW "Total Compensation" statement

    September 1, 2021

    (The text here is copied from https://hr.uw.edu/comp/totalcomp/ as of 9/1/2021) Thank you for being a part of the UW Professional Staff - We are glad that you are here, and we want you to know that your total compensation is made up of much more than what you see in your paycheck. Total compensation statements bring visibility…

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  • Light Rail stations at UW, Roosevelt, and Northgate opening October 2

    September 1, 2021

    Light Rail stations at UW, Roosevelt, and Northgate are officially opening October 2 The opening will coincide with service changes on ST Express, King County Metro Transit and Community Transit bus routes that will be modified to allow riders to connect with congestion-free Link service. More details here: https://www.soundtransit.org/blog/platform/its-happening-northgate-link-opens-october-2   For up to date news…

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  • WA Cares Fund: details and resources

    July 15, 2021

    Washington State’s new mandatory long-term care (LTC) insurance under the WA Cares Fund will pay for long-term care expenses (up to $36,500 in total) for those who reside in Washington State when they require long-term care. The WA Cares Fund will be funded by a new payroll tax, starting January 2, 2022, of 0.58% of…

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  • Video now available for the 2021 PSO Spring Celebration with President Cauce

    June 15, 2021

    Video now available for the 2021 PSO Spring Celebration with UW President Ana Mari Cauce in Partnership with the Whole U https://youtu.be/2dCpLvWjVGI    

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  • UW will require academic personnel, staff to be vaccinated against COVID

    June 3, 2021

      Original message here This message is being sent to faculty and other academic personnel, staff, trainees, and student employees across the University of Washington. Dear Colleagues, With more than half of Washington residents age 16 and over now fully vaccinated, we continue to see declines in COVID-19 cases and anticipate the planned statewide re-opening…

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  • UWHR updates COVID-19 related policies and online resources

    May 13, 2021

    UWHR continues to work with senior leadership on guidance and resources to support you and your organizations in welcoming staff working remotely back to campus this September and we anticipate guidance and resources being available in May. The Back-to-the-Workplace Task Force web page is kept current with planning efforts. On the UWHR website, you can…

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