Compensation and Total Rewards
Job Classification and Wages:
- The Career Family Classification System is maintained by the Compensation Department. This system became effective in 2005 and is based on Career Families, Career Bands and Job Roles. The Career Family Navigator, a web-accessible database of U-M market job titles and market job descriptions, is now available.
- Job Classification Descriptions:
- Salary Program Wage Schedules are also available for jobs in the AFSCME, IUOE, Nurses, POAM, and Trades unions, as well as Temporary positions.
- A Quick Guide to Classification Review explains the new process for HRAA conducting classification reviews. A link to the position description form is included, as well as tools to help you appropriately map the position against other University positions.
- Developing Position Descriptions provides tools for writing position descriptions, including position analysis, regulations and definitions, and explanation of selection criteria.
- Salary Setting Guidelines for New Staff include considerations for supervisors when determining base pay for a new hire.
Other Compensation Policies and Procedures:
- Overtime Policy 201.38 revised effective 11/01/2009
- Holiday Policy 201.26 revised effective 11/01/2009
- The Fair Labor Standards Act is a law administered by the U.S. Department of Labor. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes certain minimum wage, overtime pay, record-keeping and child labor standards for employers. Regulations issued by the federal government guide employers in determining whether a position should be "exempt" (not entitled to overtime pay) or "non-exempt" (entitled to time-and-one-half overtime pay), commonly known as the FLSA designations of FLSA exemption status.
- University guidelines regarding flexibility in the workplace include information regarding flexible work schedules, non-traditional work weeks/compressed work weeks, split schedules and telecommuting from home or remote locations.
and UMHS practices and policies related to compensation include the following:
- Call Back Pay (PDF)
- Holidays (PDF)
- Jury & Witness Pay (PDF)
- Lunch Periods (PDF)
- Military Reserve Duty Pay (PDF)
- New and Changed Positions (PDF)
- On-Call Pay (PDF)
- Overtime (PDF)
- Performance Evaluations (PDF)
- Rest Periods (PDF)
- Salary Program (PDF)
- Season Days (PDF)
- Shift Premium (PDF)
- Special Stipend (Form G) (PDF)
- Services of Independent Consultants (PDF)
- Transfer: Promotion, Lateral & Demotion (PDF)
- Temporary Promotion/Salary Adjustment (PDF)
- UMHS Compensation for Additional Work Hours Guidelines (PDF)
- Work Schedules (PDF)
Compensation Training and Networking:
- Michigan-Ontario Compensation Association (MOCA) is a professional group of Total Rewards (Compensation-Benefits-Worklife) practitioners working in both Canada and the United States.