News archive - 2020

Friday, October 30, 2020

Workday maintenance – Nov 10th

On Tuesday, November 10th, Workday will be undergoing maintanence from 7am until 7:30am to update single sign-on certificates.

Individuals logged in to Workday before the maintenance window will not be affected. Individuals that log into Workday during the maintenance window may experience intermittent service issues.

Please contact the IST Service Desk, helpdesk@uwaterloo.ca or 519-888-4567 ext. 44357 if you have any questions or concerns.

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Minimum Wage Changes October 1, 2020

The minimum wage rates in Ontario are increasing on October 1, 2020 as summarized in the following table:

Minimum wage rate

Current wage rate

Effective October 1, 2020

General minimum wage – applies to most employees

$14.00 per hour

$14.25 per hour

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Personal Income Tax Forms Related to Working from Home for Calendar Year 2020

From:      Finance

Date:       July 23, 2020

Subject:  Personal Income Tax Forms Related to Working from Home for Calendar Year 2020


What is happening?

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

An update on Pay Equity at the University of Waterloo

The Pay Equity Act (the “Act”) requires the University to follow compensation practices that ensure employees in female job classes are paid at least as much as employees in male job classes of comparable value. The University issued its first plans for compliance on January 1, 1990 and has been committed to meeting pay equity requirements since the Act’s inception.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Reminder about staff vacation carryover

REMINDER: Vacation credits greater than 10 days will automatically be carried over in Workday until August 31, 2020.  Please refer to the memo released about Staff vacation carryover on April 29, 2020