Monthly Archives: May 2012

Recommendations from the Academic Staff Executive Committee for the HR Design Phase I Work Groups

The Academic Staff Executive Committee (ASEC) has provided S&W with a document with the following title: Recommendations from the Academic Staff Executive Committee for the HR Design Phase I Work Groups, dated  April 27, 2012.   The original PDF document is … Continue reading

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The continued marketization of UW-Madison.

This article has been cross-posted from the The Education Optimists at the request of the author. – Ed. Last year, I wrote extensively about efforts led by former Chancellor Biddy Martin and her administration, donors, and alumni to privatize (or … Continue reading

Posted in Academic staff, Classified staff, Collective bargaining, Compensation, Shared governance, State worker benefits, State-University Relations, The University Budget, The UW-Madison Campus | 3 Comments

Keep collective bargaining and the civil service system at UW-Madison.

A year ago, thousands of UW-Madison students, faculty, and staff marched to the Capitol to oppose Governor Walker’s radical attempts to destroy Wisconsin’s 50-year tradition of collective bargaining. Today, the Governor faces a recall, and a federal court has struck … Continue reading

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WUU releases “Review of Recommendations of the HR Design Project Compensation Work Team”

This document was received together with the press release appearing in the previous post.  Again, reader comments are strongly encouraged. – Ed. The Human Resource (HR) Design Project has completed the first phase of its process. The initial work team … Continue reading

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WUU: “Proposed UW compensation plan may result in greater inequities in pay and a bigger bureaucracy.”

The following press release was received by S&W from the Wisconsin University Union.  Reader comments are encouraged. For Immediate Release: May 1, 2012 For More Information Contact: David Ahrens: 334 1156/ Steve Bauman: 849-4847 Proposed UW Compensation Plan May Result … Continue reading

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