September 6, 2016

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR)

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August 18, 2016

July 11, 2016

June 7, 2016

May 20, 2016

May 18, 2016

What’s new?
Following on from the recent Non-represented Staff Salary Program announcement and contingency on completion of performance evaluation forms, we are delighted to announce the new Performance Planning & Review webform.

May 16, 2016

What is Berkeley’s plan?
It is important that we continue to invest in our staff who provide essential support to the academic mission of the university. Therefore, we are pleased to announce that this year once again we will fund a combination of merit based increases and bonuses, and we will continue to address equity issues relating to compensation for similar job titles across campus. Consistent with the directive from the UC Office of the President, responding to feedback from the staff, across-the-board increases are no longer permitted.  

May 9, 2016

May 3, 2016

April 28, 2016

Bright Horizons Care Advantage

April 14, 2016

April 7, 2016

March 15, 2016


Starting with the 2015 tax year, a new IRS Form 1095 will be issued, as required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

March 14, 2016

With growing concerns related to everything that's going on at UC Berkeley right now, please remember that the following resources are available to help you with reducing your stress:

March 4, 2016

UC began the Payroll Personnel System (PPS) Initiative after a 2009 assessment found PPS inadequate for meeting UC’s complex operational needs.  Built on 30-year-old technology, PPS is difficult to use, maintain and enhance, and requires redundant data entry, manual calculations and significant paper processing.  An RFP was issued in February 2011 to find a suitable replacement of the UC payroll system.

An update on the initiative and the process for securing a vendor is provided by UCOP at the following website:

February 26, 2016

On Friday, Feb. 26, 2016 the campus announced that it is mailing notification letters to about 80,000 current and former students, employees, and vendors about a cyberattack on a UC Berkeley system that stored their Social Security numbers and/or bank account numbers.

Those impacted would have received a payment from UC Berkeley as a student, employee, or vendor estimated between the time period of 2004 through 2015. Most were non-salary payments.

February 10, 2016

Dear Colleagues,

Today, we announce a strategic planning process designed to ensure our excellence in the face of continuing financial challenges.   This process is comprehensive, encompassing academic and administrative realignment, investment in our fundraising and revenue-generating activities, and the reexamination of all our discretionary expenditures, including athletics and capital costs.

February 9, 2016

January 26, 2016

On January 20, 2016 the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced new stipend levels for fiscal year 2016 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA). Pursuant to the Postdoctoral Scholars’ Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the University of California and the UAW, Article 4, Compensation, Section A-3 states, “increases to the University Postdoctoral Scholar salary/stipend minima rates shall be made in accord with the NIH Notice pertaining to the Ruth L.