Statement from Bob Lavigna on HR Design

Office of Human Resources Director Bob Lavignia shared a message with the campus community Thursday, June 6 on the status of HR Design.

In the 2011-13 state budget, UW–Madison and the UW System were granted the authority to create human resources systems separate from the state personnel system. These new HR systems were to be implemented beginning on July 1, 2013. At UW-Madison, the initiative to create our new HR system is the HR Design project.

On May 23, the legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance amended the governor’s 2013-15 biennial budget bill to delay the effective date of the components of HR Design that require statutory changes until July 1, 2015.  The budget is expected to be finalized later this month.

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