Training, compensation, benefits, wellness and other news of importance to university employees.

sidebar menu toggle button Human Resources News

  • w-2 form screenshot of generic form

    2022 W2s now available via UA Online

    January 20, 2023

    The 2022 IRS-compliant Form W-2s are now available from the "Tax Forms" menu in UA Online. Our accounting office will be mailing paper forms by January 31, 2023.
    Read article

  • piggy banks with glasses

    UA HR Classification & Compensation Reminders

    January 18, 2023

    For inquiries, your Compensation Team is the main point of contact to answer your questions and inquiries about salary and classification questions.
    Read article

  • illustration of a person sitting at a desk with a computer, their arms in the air and a smile on their face - celebrating

    Benefits News for December 2022

    December 15, 2022

    News you can use from Human Resources - reminders, tips, and trainings.
    Read article

  • the words

    December Benefits and News from HR

    December 02, 2022

    Catch up with HR: 2023 Alaska minimum wage increase, holiday closure dates reminder, 2023 W-4 federal withholding information, UA HR training & learning opportunities, and faculty time off for fiscal year 2023.
    Read article

  • disrupt aging image

    Register now for Disrupt Aging Training!

    December 02, 2022

    Join UA HR and Melissa Gesing from AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) for an interactive training session on challenging personal biases on aging and ageism in the workplace.
    Read article

  • close up of the top of a w-4 form

    2023 W-4 Federal Withholding Information

    December 02, 2022

    The 2023 Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Certificate, has not yet been released by the IRS. As soon as a new form is released, we will notify you. Until then, you may use the 2022 W-4 version to make any changes to your withholdings. If your filing status, dependents, anticipated tax credits or deductions have changed or will change in the next year, please submit a new Form W-4 online.
    Read article

  • circle image representing the state of alaska

    2023 Alaska Minimum Wage Increase

    November 18, 2022

    The Alaska minimum wage will increase from $10.34/hr to $10.85/hr effective 01/01/23. Effective the first paycheck paid in 2023 (2023 R01), any employee earning less than $10.85/hr will have their hourly wage increased to the new rate automatically by Personnel.
    Read article

  • auke lake two people on dock at uas

    Important Family Medical Leave (FML) Updates

    November 18, 2022

    The University of Alaska (UA) has listened diligently to feedback provided by UA employees on the new Family Medical Leave (FML) process with Unum. UA and Unum have been working together to improve the FML experience and simplify the process.
    Read article

  • illustration of hand adding bills to a bank.

    Retirement Resources

    November 18, 2022

    Interested in meeting with a Fidelity representative one-on-one to discuss your current plan for retirement? Schedule a free virtual appointment today!
    Read article

  • hands on a computer

    UA HR Training & Learning Opportunities

    November 18, 2022

    Be sure to check out the UA HR Training and Development and Benefits Upcoming Events calendars that have an assortment of offerings.
    Read article