University Personnel System Operational Policies

Wis. Stat. § 36.115 authorizes and directs the University of Wisconsin System to develop two distinct personnel systems: one for UW-Madison and one for all other UW System institutions.  They are separate and distinct from the personnel system outlined under Chapter 230 of the Wisconsin Statutes (State Employment Relations).  Effective July 1, 2015, the statutes contained in Chapter 230 and the rules and procedures established by the Office of State Employment Relations are no longer applicable.  University staff are placed under the authority of the UW Board of Regents.

The new personnel systems are:

These new systems were implemented on July 1, 2015. These policies apply to all UW System employees statewide.

Unclassified Personnel Guidelines

The Unclassified Personnel Guidelines are provided as a historic reference. These policies  were effective prior to implementation of UPS and HRD on July 1, 2015.

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