Payroll Services Payroll System Changes

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

  • New Medical Aid Rates
    The Department of Labor and Industries has changed the rate of payroll deduction from .8290 to .8255 and changed the contribution rate from .20370 to .20235 effective October 1, 2014. The maximum monthly deduction for an employee who works 160 hours in the month has changed from $13.26 to $13.21.
  • Federal Retirement Plan
    Effective October 1, 2014 the rate has changed from 11.70% to 13.20% for those employees covered by the FERS (federal) retirement plan.
  • Updated PayDay Email

    The payday email message had a minor update removing a sentence about special procedures for Safari browser users.

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