The WPEA was advised this morning that this information has also been sent to all organizations to share out with employees. Once you verify that your leave is as described below, please ensure that you are communicating with your HR Department if you continue to have any issues with this leave day or other MyPortal problems. If your leave does not report as outlined below, please let your Leadership Team, your Rep, and the HR team know of the lack. See the information below for an explanation of how you should see your PLD display.
Additional MOU PLD in MyPortalAt the beginning of January, the additional Personal Leave Day (PLD) granted through the MOUs in response to the vaccine mandates were populated in MyPortal for agencies who use MyPortal for time and leave. OFM has received questions in regards to how these are displayed within the MyPortal My Leave Request – Entitlement section.
If an employee is entitled to more than one PLD, the most current quota date range for the PLD will display in the Validity date field on the Entitlement display even though eligible employees received a new quota effective January 1, 2022:
Though the employee has 2 Quotas, MyPortal defaults to read only the most current Validity period of the quota whether it is used or not.
This is true even if the employee uses their 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2022 PLD quota, the Validity Date will not update, however the Quota will reduce to 1 Day:
The employee still has until Dec 31, 2022 to use the additional PLD added per the MOUs on Jan 1, 2022.
Please note: This behavior will repeat again when PLD eligible employees receive a new PLD Quota on July 1, 2022. After July 1, 2022, as represented employees eligible for the next Personal Leave Day receive the 7/1/2022 to 6/30/2023 quota, MyPortal will update Validity date to 1/1/2022 to 12/31/2022, as this would move to being the most current PLD quota validity.
Normal view of PLD Quota will return on January 1, 2023 unless another PLD is added for any reason. This is not system issue or broken feature, this is functioning as designed.
Originally posted 10/4/2021 on previous WPEA website.
After 18 months of what feels like a never ending calendar of negative news, restrictions, and take-aways that culminated in radically altered work environments and furloughs, I am thrilled to report positive news of growth and financial benefit for our membership! At the same time that your member/steward/staff teams were working on the terms for the Vaccination MOUs, they were also negotiating to increase wages for our GG and HE membership and those terms were also solidified at the last possible minute on Friday. The MOUs for these wage increases are below so that you can read in detail how the terms will impact you personally but the two major items to note are these:
No one needs me to generate excitement over this one, it is the kind of news we have all needed for some time! It is also greatly needed as a reminder of how truly valuable you all are. Public employees give so much to their communities through their service, and fair compensation is an integral part of an employer acknowledging that value. WPEA is an amazing labor union because it is made up of amazing members. You guys are the best and we thank you all for what you do!
General Government Wage Increase MOU
Higher Education Wage Increase MOU
Highline Wage Increase MOU
*Yakima members have CBA language that ensure identical benefits to the Higher Education MOU. Read the HE MOU for exact terms.