Washington State University secured significant state support for vital degree programs and campus improvement projects across the system as part of budget agreements approved by the Legislature over the weekend.
If embraced by the legislature, WSU would receive about $4.44 million annually in state support to establish two new academic programs to help meet the state’s cybersecurity workforce needs for the future.
Each January, and at no other time, some employees with accrued sick-leave balances may exchange sick leave for cash. The processing deadline for payment is Jan. 26. Teaching and research faculty are not eligible. Civil service employees and administrative professional employees are eligible. Employees covered by collective bargaining agreements should refer to the appropriate […]
Updates on employee benefit orientation Prices for health and life insurance in 2005 can be viewed on Powerpoint training materials used for WSU Employee Benefit Orientation at http://www.wsu.edu/benefits. Click on Hot Topics, then Employee Benefits Orientation. Orientation sessions in Pullman are planned 1-4 p.m. Feb. 9 and 24 in Lighty 405. Future dates can be […]
The maximum amount WSU employees may defer from their paycheck into retirement savings has increased for 2005. In each of the two programs offered, the maximum has gone from $13,000 in 2004 to $14,000 for 2005. Employees may start, stop or make changes to their accounts at any time. The two programs in which employees […]
The Department of Personnel (DOP) is inviting feedback on the draft rules covering classification and compensation now through Friday, Feb. 20. The draft rules are available online at http://hr.dop.wa.gov/hrreform, along with an overview of the new system and a comparison of the current rules to the proposed rules. A fourth group of draft class specifications […]