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COVID-19: FAQs for Faculty and Staff

March 23, 2020

…compensatory time in TIM for each hour up to 40 hours worked on-site in a work week. For work performed April 1 through May 10, 2020, p ermanent s alaried (FLSA exempt) COVID-19 Mandatory Onsite Primary and Secondary Employees will receive 0.5 compensatory time in TIM for each hour up to 40 hours worked on-site in a work week. There is no additional compensation above 40 hours in a work week for salaried (FLSA exempt) employees. [See Scenario 2 b…

Flexible Work Arrangements for University Employees

January 6, 2017

…lance work responsibilities with personal obligations and commitments. The Flexible Work Arrangements policy and procedures outline the regulations regarding flexible work arrangements (FWAs). Departments are encouraged to be open to allowing for FWAs with the understanding that this flexibility must still ensure appropriate employee accountability and be compatible with the operational needs of the work unit. Visit the links below to learn more a…

COVID-19: FAQs for Faculty and Staff 

March 12, 2020

…ents for SHRA and EHRA Non-Faculty Employees has provisions that allow for flexible work locations or teleworking. In examining work from home requests from your employees, it is important to consider the expected length of the arrangement and, if approved, to ensure appropriate accountability and oversight of the arrangement is in place for teleworking arrangements. Managers are encouraged to provide this flexibility to their employees, where fea…

COVID-19 Leave Information

July 24, 2020

…anagement believes they are not able to provide that consideration. Remote Work and Flexible Work Arrangements: Institutional use of flexible work arrangements, including telework and alternate work schedules provided under the public health emergency provisions of the Communicable Disease Policy, ends June 30, 2021. Institutions may continue existing temporary arrangements while completing the implementation of their internal policies for ongoing…

Wage Hour Definitions

March 7, 2017

…employee is “required, suffered or permitted” to work is considered hours worked (work time). Ordinarily, all hours from the beginning to the end of the work day are considered work time, except for periods when the employee is relieved of all duties for meal periods or other absences accounted for by approved leave. Break Periods Break periods are not required by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). However, as operational requirements permit an…

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

January 6, 2017

…dule – A work schedule in which an employee is not at work every scheduled work day, but works on an irregular basis, usually to accommodate some form of regularly scheduled medical treatment or for a chronic serious health condition. If a reduced or intermittent work schedule is foreseeable based on planned medical treatment, the supervisor may temporarily reassign an employee to a vacant position with the same pay and benefits which better accom…

Pandemic and Communicable Disease Emergency Policy

July 28, 2017

…loyees to work from home to reduce exposure in the workplace; establishing flexible working hours to avoid mass transportation, at least during peak hours; installing protective barriers between work stations or increasing space between workers; reinforcing hand washing and requiring the use of protective equipment such as hand sanitizers and masks (provided by the University); scheduling employees in shifts; controlling access to buildings; and r…

Updates about Returning to Work on Campus

May 27, 2021

…been back on campus for many months already. Some of you have asked about flexible work arrangements and the possibility of continuing remote work. While we have learned a great deal about remote work during the pandemic and know that flexible work arrangements will certainly become part of our workforce planning and organization in the future, we expect most employees to return on or before July 19. There are several reasons for this approach. F…

FAQs

July 2, 2021

…reated by the pandemic? Managers have discretion to authorize a variety of flexible work arrangements, as outlined in the Flexible Work Arrangements for University Employees policy. In summary, managers have discretion to approve flexible work hours, flexible work schedules, and requests for short-term (30 calendar days or less in duration) flexible work locations if the manager determines that the operational needs of the department can be met an…