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The mission of the Office of Human Resources is to support the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire as a comprehensive university whose purpose is to foster intellectual, personal, social and cultural development. We will effectively and creatively administer all functions of the Human Resources Office. This mission is accomplished in a manner that assures that all employees are treated equally and with respect.
Taxpayer Guide to Identity Theft
We know identity theft is a frustrating process for victims. The Internal Revenue Service has put together a Taxpayer Guide to Identity Theft.
What is tax-related identity theft?
Tax-related identity theft occurs when someone uses your stolen Social Security number to file a tax return claiming a fraudulent refund.
|Voluntary Separation Incentive Program|
On March 12, 2015 the Chancellor announced the implementation of a voluntary separation incentive program that will be available to eligible employees in select departments.
Employees have been notified via email and U.S. Postal Service on March 16, 2015 that they are eligible to apply for consideration to participate in the Program. We have the following information for your reference at this time:
To learn more about this Program, applicants are strongly encouraged to attend one of the following group informational
|March 18, 11:30am to 1:00pm, Centennial Hall, Room 1614|
|March 20, 9:30am to 11:00am, Centennial Hall, Room 1614|
|March 24, 10:30am to 11:30am, Centennial Hall, Room 1614|
|March 26, 12:30pm to 2:00pm, Centennial Hall, Room 2614|
|March 30, 3:00pm to 4:30pm, Centennial Hall, Room 2614|
|March 31, 5:00pm to 6:00pm, Centennial Hall, Room 1614|
|April 1, 8:30am to 9:30am, Centennial Hall, Room 1614|
BENEFIT INFORMATION RELATED TO POSSIBLE BUDGET IMPACTS
Because of the proposed budget situation and its impact on UW-Eau Claire, there may be a need to non-renew or lay off some employees. In the event this becomes necessary, this page is intended to offer some explanations and to provide information on the impact on employee benefits.
|Anthem Blue Cross Information - Update|
Update: Health insurer Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield has announced that members (current and former) dating back to 2004 are being offered identity repair assistance and credit monitoring services via AnthemFacts.com. Affected members can start accessing these services prior to receiving a mailed notification from Anthem and can enroll any time during the 24-month coverage period. Learn how to sign up at AnthemFacts.com or call toll free 1-877-263-7995 from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, Eastern Time.
Last week Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Plan announced that it was successfully breached by a sophisticated, external cyber-attack. No computer systems related to UW were targeted in this breech. This breech may impact current and former members of our community who have health coverage and dental coverage through the following plans currently or previously offered by the State of Wisconsin Group Health Insurance Program:
This event does not affect members of the other health plans offered through the group health insurance program.
The type of information that the attackers accessed includes member names, birth dates, member health ID numbers, Social Security numbers, mailing and email addresses, and employment information. Thus far, Anthem officials believe that specific medical information and credit card numbers were neither targeted nor compromised. .
Anthem will contact current and former members whose information has been accessed with detailed information and instructions. In the meantime, more information is available at www.AnthemFacts.com or by calling Anthem toll free at 1-877-263-7995. We encourage you to monitor your credit ratings and contact Anthem with questions or concerns.
We’ve recently received additional information from UW System regarding this event.
Con artists have seized on last week's massive hack of Anthem, the second largest health insurance company in the US, as an opportunity to perpetrate phishing scams. Several reputable sources have confirmed that past and present Anthem customers--services like Blue Cross Blue Shield--have received phishing emails that purport to be from the company. Read more.
Stay Informed on Employment Postings!
Human Resources has a new Employment Opportunities listserve that perspective candidates may subscribe to. Email notifications of employment opportunities will be sent to you as they become available.
To subscribe, send an email to email@example.com with SUBSCRIBE in the body. Please ensure that your signature (if you have one) is removed when you send the email. You will receive an email confirming your subscription.
|Home Address Information|
Student employees, Classified, LTE and Unclassified should login to the "My UW Portal" to verify your home address. Your home address is the address that your W2 will be mailed to.
Staff, your home address is only maintained in HRS. Human Resources does not maintain addresses for staff in CampS.
Students, you must maintain your home address in both systems, CampS and in HRS.
If you have any questions please contact Human Resources at 715-836-2513.
Health Insurance Marketplace
Beginning in 2014, the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires almost everyone to obtain health insurance for themselves and their dependents or pay a penalty when filing their tax returns. The Marketplace (or Exchange) is a new option for people to obtain health insurance.
For employees that are currently under a State Health Plan and depending on your circumstances, the “Marketplace” options may be of interest to you.
|Employee Self Serve|
Employee Self-Serve - Classified staff
For approvers refer to the Manager Self-Serve Reference Guide.
Employee Self-Serve - LTE staff
Employee Self-Serve - Unclassified Absence Entry and Approval
For approvers refer to the Manager Absence Self-Serve Reference Guide.
Leave Reporting for 9-month Academic Year Contracts
If you are a 9-month (c-basis) contracted employee ELIGIBLE FOR SICK LEAVE, this means you will be entering leave reports from September through May. If you are unsure, please contact human resources.
For the 2014-2015 Academic year, you will enter a leave report for the following dates:
Q: What if I don’t use any sick leave, do I still have to enter a leave report?
Q: What date should I use for no leave taken?
Q: What date(s) should I use if I have sick leave in a month?
Q: What if I am entering a half day (4 hours)?
Q: There is an original start date box, do I have to put in a date?