Payroll Services

Payroll System Changes

Changes to the Payroll System for the July 2008 RG1 pay cycle:  
1.

New Work Study Transfer Projects

The projects for Work Study transfer accounts have changed for the new fiscal year.  They are:

Federal Work Study (FWT) 7801 from 0708 to 0809
State Work Study (SWT) 7802 from 0708 to 0809
2.

Department of Retirement System Rate Changes

Per DRS Notice 08-011 issued June 3, 2008, for earnings paid as of July 1, 2008:

Employer Contribution Rates:
PERS 1 from 6.13% to 8.31%
PERS 2 from 6.13% to 8.31%
PERS 3 from 6.13% to 8.31%
LEOFF 2 from 8.80% to 8.99%
Employee Reduction Rates:

PERS 2 from 4.15% to 5.45%
LEOFF 2 from 8.64% to 8.83%
3.

WFSE Union Dues

Increase the maximum monthly dues amount effective July 1, 2008 from $75.00 to $76.50.  GTN 166 WFSE Dues.

4.

WFSE Representation Fee

Decrease the maximum monthly fee amount effective July 1, 2008 from $59.67 to 57.55. Also, the deduction rate goes from 1.19% to 1.13%.  GTN 172 WFSE Rep

5.

State Share Changes

The monthly employer-paid contribution for benefit-eligible employees has changed effective July 1, 2008, from $707.00 to $561.00.

6.

Salary Increases

Civil Service Represented employees received a 2% increase effective July 1. Civil Service employees with shift differential appointments were increased from $.60 cents per hour to $.65 cents per hour effective July 1, 2008.

Please contact Alice Smethurst at (509) 335-1277 or alice@wsu.edu if there are any questions. 

   

 
 
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