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Supervisors: How to approve furlough time

You will approve furlough time by utilizing the following method if you supervise the following types of employees:

    • Faculty
    • Instructional Academic Staff
    • University Staff Non-Exempt (hourly employees)
    • Academic Staff Non-Exempt (hourly employees)
  1. Navigate to the Manager Self-Service Dashboard:
    https://uwservice.wisconsin.edu/docs/publications/mss-accessing.pdf
  2. For Bi-weekly staff (hourly employees), approve furlough time in the Payable Time Approvals section
  3. For Monthly staff, approve furlough time in the Absence Request section

Reach out to your Payroll Coordinator and/or CALS HR Assistant for assistance

You will approve furlough time by utilizing the following method if you supervise the following types of employees:

    • Non-instructional Academic Staff (Exempt) (salaried employees)
    • University Staff Exempt (salaried employees)
    • Limited Employees
  1. Navigate to the Manager Self-Service Dashboard:
    https://uwservice.wisconsin.edu/docs/publications/mss-accessing.pdf
  2. For Bi-weekly staff (hourly employees), approve furlough time in the Payable Time Approvals section
  3. For Monthly staff, approve furlough time and hours worked in the Payable Time Approvals section
    • Ensure employees use the following Time/Absence Codes
      • Hours worked: FUREG
      • Furlough: FURLM
      • Note: Monthly Fellows use the code FURLF
    • Please note that any furlough time in the month of August must be reported and approved by August 23rd to be deducted from the employee’s August paycheck
    • Reference the following tip sheet for more info: Time_Approvals_for_Managers

Reach out to your Payroll Coordinator and/or CALS HR Assistant for assistance

For information on how your employees should enter their furlough time, please see the following eCALS article: https://ecals.cals.wisc.edu/2020/05/29/how-to-report-furlough-time-used/

Additional information for supervisors on Manager Self-Service can be found here: https://uwservice.wisconsin.edu/help/time-absence/#for-managers