News to Know
February 1, 2018: Nominations sought for 2018 Virginia Hart Award:
The State of Wisconsin's first report reviewing impact on recruitment and hiring following the 2015 Act 150 is now available here or on the Statistics/Data/Reports page under Public Resources.
DPM is updating administrative rules to conform to the 2015 Act 150 statutory changes. A public hearing on these rules will be held Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at the Department of Administration from 1-4pm.
The 2017-2019 State of Wisconsin budget, passed in September
of 2017, included the HR shared services initiative which moves all HR
functions from most state agencies to the Division of Personnel Management
(DPM) effective July 1, 2018. Excluded
agencies include: Departments of Employee Trust Funds, Justice, Military
Affairs, Public Instruction; the Office of the State Public Defender; and the
Wisconsin Technical College System. DPM
will grow from approximately 50 employees to more than 400 under the new initiative.
The budget provision does not require any position reductions
but does require DPM to produce $2.8 million in savings by the June 2019. DPM is currently working with the Shared Services Executive Council and the HR Leadership Council on implementation plans.
Additional information will be available shortly.