The Universities of Wisconsin employee pay plan advocacy points

The Universities of Wisconsin have provided the following information for employees:

“We understand that many university employees are frustrated and would like to take action in support of the Universities of Wisconsin pay plan. To ensure they do so in a legal and ethical manner, we offer the following guidance:

  • Employees may not use university resources to contact legislators to advocate for the University.
  • Employees may not contact legislators during the employee’s work hours without ensuring time off is accounted for.
  • The most effective advocacy is local, so if an employee would like to engage, we encourage them to focus on their own representatives. Anyone can find their legislators
  • We know that employees, and their families, also have questions and concerns about the impact of withholding pay plan adjustments by a legislative committee. We are advocating on their behalf.”

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