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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Important information for graduate students beginning employment in May 2019

All new graduate student employees will be required to complete the onboarding process in Workday, which includes setting up banking information for direct deposit. The onboarding process needs to be completed as soon as possible to ensure that pay can be issued at the end of each month. Graduate students who have completed onboarding in a previous term will be prompted to verify or update their information. If you need assistance, please contact hrhelp@uwaterloo.ca or ext. 35935.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Workday changes as of April 1st

Since the launch of Workday, we have continued to improve our processes and the support we provide to enhance your experience. Here are some changes that will be effective April 1st.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Waterloo recognized as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers

For the second year in a row, the University of Waterloo has received a Canada’s Best Diversity Employer award. In early March, representatives from Human Resources, Organizational & Human Development and the Equity Office accepted the award at a ceremony in Toronto.

Monday, February 25, 2019

Multi-year Accessibility Plan published

The Accessibility Committee has published the Multi-Year Accessibility Plan (MYAP) after engaging in consultation with the University community.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Workday Support Centre Update

For the past month, since the launch of Workday, the Workday Support Centre has been busy assisting employees with the transition to the new HR system. In January, we had more than 9000 unique log-ins to Workday.  As of February 11th, support for employees will continue to be available by phone (extension 33000) and email (workday@uwaterloo.ca), however EC1 1004 will no longer serve as a drop-in centre.

Friday, February 1, 2019

2018 Staff Performance Appraisals

Staff performance appraisal season is now upon us. Please ensure that you review, document and discuss your performance for 2018 with your manager. Your performance appraisal should include a meaningful discussion that highlights your accomplishments and goals. Performance appraisals are due March 15, 2019.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Important information: Workday time-entry

With the transition to Workday, there have been some changes to the processes for entering time for casual employees. Because this is the first pay period going through the new processes and timelines have been tight, we wanted to let you know that there will be an off-cycle pay for anyone who missed the regular payroll cut-off deadline.

Monday, January 14, 2019

Notice: Time entry and manager approval of time must be completed by the end of day

Time entry and manager approval of time must be completed in Workday by end of day Monday, January 14th in order to be paid on Friday, January 18th.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Workday: Frequently Asked Questions

Workday, the new HR system for the University of Waterloo launched on Monday. With the transition to the brand new system, the Support Centre is receiving a high volume of inquiries and is working quickly to respond. If you haven’t received a response, we appreciate your patience and will get back to you as soon as possible. View some frequently asked questions that have come up.

Monday, January 7, 2019

Workday goes live today at Waterloo

After 18 months of efforts by more than 40 staff from both Human Resources and Information Systems & Technology, employees at Waterloo will now have access to the new HR system, Workday.

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