Enhanced Leave Policy Training and FAQ for Managers

Effective July 1, 2019, we are implementing the second phase of enhanced time off benefits. These enhancements expand paid time off for benefit-eligible staff, adding a short term medical disability benefit and making changes to long term disability, sick time, vacation, holidays and personal days to allow for an expanded, comprehensive and integrated leave package. […]

Nominate for a Danforth Service Award

Nominations are still open for the Gloria White Distinguished Service Award, an honor awarded to a dedicated Danforth staff member. View the nomination form and nominate by March 26.

Fostering effective performance management

Performance management is a fundamental management process that helps shape how employees view and do their work at Washington University. As a manager, you should approach performance management as an ongoing process that brings out the best in staff members as they meet your group’s goals. To learn more about how to conduct performance management […]

Managing Time off for Voting

Reminder about time off to vote As the November 6 election approaches, we are asking management to remind staff of the University’s policy with regard to time off for voting. We urge all managers and supervisors to proactively discuss this policy with their staff in order to encourage and facilitate our employees’ exercise of their […]

Management Training for Staff Caregiver Leave

As you know, Washington University announced the new Caregiver Leave benefit for eligible staff, effective January 1, 2019. Training will be offered to ensure departments can effectively support staff in using the new caregiver/parental leave.  Please view the list of upcoming training dates and plan to attend one of the sessions. No registration required. Staff […]

Impact of Harvey: Managing During Challenging Times

Memo: August 28, 2017 – Impact of Harvey Harvey is devastating parts of Texas, leaving thousands of people displaced and in need of help. Hundreds of our Washington University employees originate from the Texas areas impacted. They may still have family in the area and need to take time to volunteer or lend a helping […]