UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN MADISON

JUSTIFICATION FOR DISCRETIONARY COMPENSATION ADJUSTMENT (DCA) AWARDS

 

(Division/Unit):

 

 

EMPLOYEE & CLASS:

 

START DATE

CURRENT CLASS:

 

DCA Effective Date:

 

Criteria

Justification (provide details-attach additional information as necessary)

Increase

Base Bldng./

Lump Sum

 

New Duties-

Employee has new duties that have been newly assigned or were an evolution of the originally assigned functions. The duties are permanent, and are of a greater scope, impact, and/ or complexity compared to the previous functions.

 

 

 

 

 

Increased Significant Competencies- Demonstrates increased and significant competencies which are directly related to the permanent assignment. (This category may not be used for those employees covered by the WPEC bargaining agreement )

 

 

 

 

 

Merit/Performance- Employee has sustained a high level of performance and the expectation is that it will continue. (This category may not be used for any employees covered by a labor agreement with broad banding)

 

 

 

 

 

Pay Equity-

Based on a pay equity analysis, awards may be granted for unique circumstances, retention, or to assist in resolution of pay inequities (equity data needs to be provided).

 

 

 

 

 

Retention/Market Influences

Skill sets an employee utilizes are in high demand in other organizations (private and/or public) requiring an adjustment to be made for retention strategies (market data provided to illustrate this fact).

 

 

 

Old Base Salary

New Base Salary

# of Pay Range Steps

Prior DCA Pay Range Steps Granted in Current FY*

*Cumulative Awards Exceeding 2 WRPS in a FY must be approved by OSER. Employees are restricted to four within pay range steps in a fiscal year.

 

 

 

 

 

Approvals (Delegated Requests):

Recommended by: Supervisor

DATE

Reviewed by: Division/Director

DATE

Approved by: Officer

DATE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approvals (Non-Delegated Requests):

Approved by: UW System Admin.

DATE

Approved by: OSER

DATE

 

 

 

 

 

9/13/2004