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Sick leave cashed out available this month
January 23, 2009

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 agreement for eligibility information.


Eligible employees whose year-end sick-leave balance exceeds 480 hours may convert sick-leave hours earned in the previous calendar year, minus those used during the year, to monetary compensation. No sick leave hours may be converted that would reduce the calendar year-end balance below 480 hours. … » More …

Extending paychecks through summer
October 6, 2008


WSU employees who work only during the academic year can spread their paychecks over all 12 months with the help of WSU Payroll Services.


First, determine the amount you want to save from each paycheck. This will create a nest egg from which to draw money when you’re not receiving a regular paycheck.


Next, set up a savings account with Washington State Employees Credit Union or the Washington School Employees Credit Union. They provide this program in cooperation with payroll services.


Then, sign a payroll deduction form authorizing payroll services to withhold … » More …

Check that paystub information is accurate
September 4, 2007

The start of the school year is a good time for faculty and staff, both new and old, to chekc thier online paystubs through the Web PBS system to make sure their benefit selections are accurate.


Employees can quickly and easily monitor their benefits by visiting, clicking the “Proceed ” link and then accessing their earnings statement or employee benefits. By using their user ID and password for secure login, employees can verify enrollment and that the proper amounts are being witheld.


The employee benefits link allows employees to access their medical and dental plan selections, as well as life … » More …

Website lets employees manage earnings, benefits
October 18, 2002

Tracking and managing your earnings and benefits — including health insurance, life insurance, W-4 withholding status, disability insurance, retirement contributions, direct deposit, deferred compensation and earnings — has never been easier or faster. Thanks to efforts by the Payroll Services and Benefit Services offices,, employees and students can now review and manage their earnings and benefits via the Internet, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This secured site, found at, provides virtually all the information and access you need to wisely manage your earnings and benefits. To retrieve and view your payroll and benefit information, all you have … » More …