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Human Resources

Caring for our most valuable resource

Welcome! As an employee at this fine institution of higher learning, you are the most valuable resource on campus. We'd like to support you in whatever ways we can in Human Resources. Much of the information, forms, instructions and policies you'll need to access as an employee can be found on the Human Resources Insider site or on the UW System benefits website, accessible by using the buttons in the right column.


The interim policy that offered COVID-19 leave hours expired on December 31, 2020.

On December 22, 2020, Interim President Thompson approved the new interim policy action SYS 1200-07, Interim: Sick Leave During a Public Health Emergency. For the duration of this interim policy, employees in a leave earning position may use sick leave during a public health emergency that is related to the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. This includes, but is not limited to, the temporary care of members of the immediate family or when the employee lacks needed child care because schools or places of care are closed or unavailable as a result of the public health emergency. Please reference the interim policy for a complete list of eligible uses.

This interim policy action is effective upon approval. It will expire on June 30, 2021.


NEW 1-1-2021

EAP now through KEPRO

Effective January 1, 2021, the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) vendor will change from FEI to Kepro. The EAP is a free, confidential program available to you and the family members living in your household. You can contact Kepro for assistance with:
      • Emotional Situations: relationships, parenting, grieving
      • Work/Life Challenges: child care, elder care, adoption
      • Legal and Financial Circumstances: managing expenses or debt, preparation of simple wills, child custody or child support

You may contact Kepro by calling 833-539-7285 or online at (code SOWI). You will need to create an account to access the EAP resources online.

EAP Kepro FAQ Eff 1-1-21



Employee Emergency Loan Program

From the Office of the Chancellor  7/17/20

Employee Emergency Loan Program

Visitor Policy During COVID-19

Visitors on Campus?  Be sure they follow the Visitor Policy During COVID-19 to protect themselves and others.

View more information on our UWEC Visitor Policy During COVID-19 webpage.

Policy Updates

UWEC Return-to-Work Plan

The full detail of the plan for safe return to work for faculty and staff can be found in the return-to-work plan, which outlines a unified guide for health, safety, infrastructure, academics and student life/housing.

               UWEC Return-to-Work Plan

Family Medical Leave (FMLA)

The federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Act (WFMLA) provide you with the right to take job-protected leave with continued medical benefits when you need time off from work to care for yourself or a family member who is seriously ill, to care for a newborn or newly adopted child, or to attend to the affairs of a family member who is called to active duty in the military.

                Learn About FMLA


Employment opportunities

Are you looking to join an enriching work environment? We're always looking for talented individuals to join the Blugold family. Explore job openings at UW-Eau Claire, as well as the many benefits to working here and calling the Eau Claire area home.

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This is the place to find links to important documents, forms, instructions and information about being a UW System employee. Plus, learn about the numerous benefits that come along with your employment.

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