UW-Madison has established an emergency loan program to provide assistance to those employees who are experiencing financial hardship because they have been placed on Position-Specific Furlough or are working reduced hours in a Work-Share program.
In a blog post, Chancellor Blank looks ahead to how the university will be operating this fall to ensure students receive a full educational program while maintaining the safety of the campus community.
Public Health Madison Dane County has issued a local public health order that maintains Safer at Home guidelines in Madison and Dane County until May 26. The action comes in response to a Wisconsin Supreme Court decision on Wednesday that invalidated the state’s Safer at Home Order.
To our faculty and staff, Over two hectic months, COVID-19 has dramatically changed the world we live in and our campus operations. I am tremendously proud of the ways UW-Madison has responded. The value of a great public university has never been clearer, providing research, information and education related to the pandemic.
UW−Madison employees have a strong tradition of working together as a community to address challenging circumstances. Our current situation requires that we implement short-term, cost-saving measures to address the fiscal impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to UW-Madison’s Office of Legal Affairs, the restrictions in the executive order are limited to new applications made outside the U.S. for the next 60 days for “immigrant visas,” (those individuals seeking permanent residence in the U.S).
Across every department and division, each University of Wisconsin-Madison employee contributes to our mission of teaching, research and outreach. We deeply value the work of our faculty and staff, along with the flexibility and creativity they’ve employed to keep the university running during this period.
Gov. Tony Evers today directed Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to extend the Safer at Home order from April 24, 2020 to 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2020, or until a superseding order is issued. The order implements some new measures to ensure safety and support the progress we’ve made in containing COVID-19, but also allows certain activities to start up again.
UW–Madison employees who are affected by COVID-19 may qualify for paid leave under the federal program called the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and/or under the UW–Madison COVID-19 Pandemic Employee Work Location and Leave …
The university has extended the cancellation of non-essential in-person campus events and meetings through June 30. Previously, the cancellation had been in effect through May 15. In-person meetings of essential personnel may continue but require …