CWUNewsNewshttps://www.cwu.edu/hr/newsen-usEmployee Engagement Surveyhttps://www.cwu.edu/hr/node/5182Tue, 12 Feb 2019 13:38:48<p>According to <em>Forbes</em>, employee engagement is the emotional commitment an employee has to an organization and its goals. Engaged employees care about their work and their company.</p><p>The commitment of CWU’s faculty and staff to the success of our university is evident. Please take part in the Employee Engagement Survey to highlight areas of success and identify opportunities for improvements.</p><p><a href="https://cwu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5dQpTrWM3GJNByJ" target="_blank"><img alt="Employee Engagement Survey Pic" src="https://www.cwu.edu/hr/sites/cts.cwu.edu.hr/files/images/EE%20Survey.jpg" style="width: 650px; height: 260px;"></a></p>Employee Assistance Program available for Faculty & Staffhttps://www.cwu.edu/hr/node/5181Thu, 07 Feb 2019 14:12:54<p>The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) resources are available to you, your spouse, and children up to age 26. The EAP offers counseling, consultation, and coaching to enhance your health and well-being. Their purpose is to serve you and your family when you need them most.<br><br>Call confidentially at any time: (800) 777-4114 or visit their website: <a href="http://www.FirstChoiceEAP.com" target="_blank">www.FirstChoiceEAP.com</a>, and enter username: 'cwu' for the Website Login.<br><br>The EAP is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your privacy is maintained and your contact with the EAP is strictly confidential.</p></br></br></br></br>Washington State Paid Sick Leave FAQshttps://www.cwu.edu/hr/node/5175Wed, 02 Jan 2019 09:38:48<p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Click <a href="https://www.cwu.edu/hr/washington-state-paid-sick-leave-faqs">here </a>for more information on the frequently asked questions.</strong></p></p style="text-align: center;">Meet with a Retirement Plan Representativehttps://www.cwu.edu/hr/node/5153Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:12:59<p>Did you know that a representative from Fidelity, plan administrator for the CWU Retirement Plan (CWURP) and the Voluntary Investment Plan (VIP), is on the Ellensburg campus for one-on-one consultations on a regular basis?</p><p>Learn how to schedule an appointment <a href="/hr/node/5080">here</a>.</p>Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programhttps://www.cwu.edu/hr/node/5147Mon, 08 Oct 2018 11:58:23<p>Are you interested in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program?</p><p>Click here for the flier <a href="https://www.cwu.edu/hr/sites/cts.cwu.edu.hr/files/documents/Public_Service_Loan_Forgiveness_Training_Flier.pdf">Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program</a></p>HR Newsletter December 2018https://www.cwu.edu/hr/node/5083Wed, 13 Jun 2018 15:38:02<p>To check out the latest news at CWU just click <a href="/hr/sites/cts.cwu.edu.hr/files/documents/December%20Newsletter.pdf">here</a> to see HR's December Newsletter!</p>Meet with a Retirement Plan Representativehttps://www.cwu.edu/hr/node/5082Fri, 18 May 2018 11:47:21<p>Did you know that a representative from Fidelity, plan administrator for the CWU Retirement Plan (CWURP) and the Voluntary Investment Plan (VIP), is on the Ellensburg campus for one-on-one consultations on a regular basis?</p><p>Learn how to schedule an appointment <a href="/hr/node/5080">here</a>.</p><p>&nbsp;</p>Hiring Students for Summer or Fallhttps://www.cwu.edu/hr/node/5081Fri, 18 May 2018 11:30:18<p>All 2017-2018 academic year student job postings/pools end June 1st. A new posting is required to hire new&nbsp;students for summer or fall. Contact Student Employment to get started.</p><p>All student jobs will end June 15. To rehire current student(s) for summer or fall, a spreadsheet can be submitted. The spreadsheet and instructions are available <em><a href="http://www.cwu.edu/studentemployment/how-hire-student" target="_blank">online</a></em>.&nbsp;</p><p>Please direct Student Employment questions to Bea Padilla at (509) 963-1267 or padillbo@cwu.edu.</p>Spring Walking Challengehttps://www.cwu.edu/hr/node/5056Mon, 05 Mar 2018 11:52:00<p>Get a team together and sign up for the Spring Walking Challenge.&nbsp;The challenge starts on April 1st. Learn more about it&nbsp;<a href="/hr/node/4995">here</a>!</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p>America Saves Week https://www.cwu.edu/hr/node/5048Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:53:32<p><img alt="" src="/hr/sites/cts.cwu.edu.hr/files/images/AmericaSavesWeek-Logo-RGB-Horizontal.jpg" style="width: 800px; height: 55px;"></p><p>&nbsp;</p><h2>February 25 - March 2, 2019</h2><p>According to GOBanking Rates’ 2017 Retirement Survey, about <strong>one-third of Americans have nothing saved for retirement</strong>. America Saves Week is a national effort to set a savings goal, make a savings plan, and save automatically.</p><p>It’s a lot easier to spend than save, but getting into a saving mindset now could make a big difference later. <strong>Start saving today by contributing to the Voluntary Investment Plan!</strong></p><p>To save pre-tax funds for retirement, CWU faculty and staff may contribute to the Voluntary Investment Plan (VIP). The VIP is a tax-deferred 403(b) retirement savings opportunity available through payroll deduction.</p><p>Participation in the VIP is flexible and convenient - you may enroll at any time. You may contribute as little as 1% per pay period, or as much as allowed by federal law.</p><p>Setting up your contribution is easy!</p><ul><li>Log in or set up access at www.netbenefits.com/cwu</li><li>Under "CWU VIP" select: Quick Links &gt; Contribution Amount</li></ul><p>The VIP plan document is available online under <a href="http://www.cwu.edu/resources-reports/node/3085" target="_blank">CWU Policy 2-30-220</a>. If there is any discrepancy between this overview and the plan document, the plan document governs.</p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p></p style="text-align: center;">