on new pay plan scheduled
new classified compensation plan will begin to be implemented
this fall, although it might not be that noticeable at first.
New "role" titles will replace current positions and
some new practices will take effect Sept. 25. The first performance-based
salary raises will be made in December.
Resources is conducting information sessions throughout the
summer to allow employees to hear more about the plan and ask
questions. Employees are strongly encouraged to attend a meeting
and will not be required to use leave time for it, according to
Thomas E. Gausvik, chief human resource officer.
Human Resources Web site at http://www.hrs.virginia.edu
has links to a section on the plan, including the final report
submitted to the governor and General Assembly, information
about the commission that designed the new plan, the revised
pay structure and employees' frequently asked questions.
80 two-hour sessions are being held in a variety of locations,
organized by department or school to make it convenient for employees
to participate. Each session is intended to include 25 to 50 employees.
addition to the meetings scheduled in schools and departments
through Aug. 2, open sessions will be held in various University
locations throughout August. Employees whose school or department
is not specifically listed on the schedule are encouraged to attend
an open session.
addition, training sessions for managers will begin in June.
each session's seating is limited, Human Resources requests that
schools and departments ask employees to sign up for a particular
date and time. Check with your department or school for details.
To attend a session in August, contact Gary Helmuth at 924-4250,
or via e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.
the list of meetings in May for Facilities Management, Environmental
Health and Safety, Arts & Sciences, Architecture, and Engineering
employees. Future sessions will be published in upcoming issues
of Inside UVA.