Payroll Services Payroll System Changes

Changes to the Payroll System for the July 2014 RG1 pay cycle:

  • New Work Study Transfer Projects
    The projects for Work Study transfer accounts have changed for the new fiscal year.  They are:
    Federal Work Study (FWT) 7801 from 2014 to 2015
    State Work Study (SWT) 7802 from 2014 to 2015
  • WFSE Representation Fee
    Decrease the maximum monthly fee amount effective July 1, 2014 from $59.13 to $52.58. Also, the deduction rate goes from 1.16% to 1.03%. GTN 172 WFSE Rep.
  • State Share Changes
    The monthly employer-paid contribution rate for benefit-eligible employees is lowering to $662.00.
  • One-Time Payment
    167 WFSE covered classified staff will receive a 4% one-time payment per a Memorandum of Agreement between the Washington Federation of State Employees and WSU. The signed MOA and FAQs have been posted to the HRS-Labor Relations website at The information can be found by selecting Bargaining Units and Agreements and is listed under Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE).

Please contact Payroll at (509) 335-1277 or if there are any questions.