Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook

23rd Edition, 2013 Version


Chapter V: Compensation Procedures and Issues

5.1 Salary Policies - Procedures

  • 5.1.1 Payroll
    • 5.1.1.1 Instructional Academic Staff
    • 5.1.1.2 Overload Limits for Faculty and Instructional Academic Staff
    • 5.1.1.3 J-term Appointment
    • 5.1.1.4 Summer Session Appointment
    • 5.1.1.5 Department Chair’s Compensation Policy [FS 06/07-99]
    • 5.1.1.6 Compensation for Short Term Study Abroad Faculty
    • 5.1.1.7 Campus Compensation Policy for Summer Session and Winter Session (J-Term) [FS 10/11-22document]

5.2 Merit Salary Increases - Procedures

  • 5.2.1 Responsibility
  • 5.2.2 Pooling of Departments
  • 5.2.3 Appointments in More than One Unit
  • 5.2.4 Special Merit and Equity Pool
  • 5.2.5 Merit Dollars to Departments
  • 5.2.6 Separate Evaluation Procedures
  • 5.2.7 Scope of Authority
  • 5.2.8 Annual Options
  • 5.2.9 Guidelines Required
  • 5.2.10 Availability of List of Ratings
  • 5.2.11 Appeals
  • 5.2.12 Informing of Faculty Members
  • 5.2.13 Across-the-board Adjustments
  • 5.2.14 Promotion Increments
  • 5.2.15 Terminal Degree
  • 5.2.16 Regular Review for Equity
  • 5.2.17 Interpretations and Decisions
  • 5.2.18 Option A: Departmental Merit Committee Procedures
  • 5.2.19 Option B: Department Chair Merit Procedures
  • 5.2.20 Option C: Departmental Merit Distribution Plan

5.3 Merit Rating - Procedures

5.4 Fringe Benefits - Procedures

  • 5.4.1 Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS)
  • 5.4.2 Group Health Insurance
    • 5.4.2.1 Supplemental Major Medical and Dental Insurance (Epic Life)
    • 5.4.2.2 Anthem DentalBlue Insurance - DentaCare Supplemental, PPO and HMO
    • 5.4.2.3 Spectera Vision Plan
  • 5.4.3 Life Insurance -State Group Life Insurance
    • 5.4.3.1 Individual and Family Term Life Insurance
    • 5.4.3.2 University of WI Employees Group Life Insurance: Mutual Service Life Insurance
    • 5.4.3.3 Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
    • 5.4.3.4 University Insurance Association Group Life Insurance Plan
    • 5.4.3.5 Beneficiary Designation
  • 5.4.4 Income Continuation Insurance
  • 5.4.5 Employee Reimbursement Accounts
  • 5.4.6 Tax-sheltered Annuity
  • 5.4.7 Deferred Compensation
  • 5.4.8 Retiree Health Insurance Credits
  • 5.4.9 Long-term Care Insurance

5.5 Sick Leave Use and Reports for UWRF Unclassified Employees - Procedures

  • 5.5.1 Policy Statement
    • 5.5.1.1 Eligibility for Sick Leave
  • 5.5.2 Accrual of Sick Leave
  • 5.5.3 Pro-Ration of Accumulated Sick Leave
    • 5.5.3.1 Accumulated Sick Leave Conversion Benefit
  • 5.5.4 Sick Leave During Summer Session
  • 5.5.5 Amount of Sick Leave to be Charged
  • 5.5.6 Cancellation and Reinstatement
  • 5.5.7 Faculty with Teaching Responsibilities
  • 5.5.8 Use of Sick Leave for Anticipated Medical Absence
  • 5.5.9 Sick Leave Usage
  • 5.5.10 Maternity Leave
  • 5.5.11 Definition of Family Members
  • 5.5.12 Options for Absences Specified in UWS 19
  • 5.5.13 Reporting Sick Leave
  • 5.5.14 Federal Family Medical Leave Act

5.6 Unpaid Leave of Absence

5.7 Vacation For Annual Appointees - Procedures

5.8 Personal Holidays - Procedures

5.9 Paid Holidays - Procedures

5.10 Faculty Sabbaticals - Compensation Procedures

5.11 Americans with Disabilities Act

5.12 Travel Guidelines

5.13 Employee Assistance Program - Procedure

5.14 Worker’s Compensation

5.15 Unemployment Compensation

5.16 Termination of Employment - Procedures

5.17 Military Leave