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College Employees Personnel Policy Statement

All employees should use this document in conjunction with the Personnel Policy Statement for their employee classification.

View: Personnel Policy Statement for College Employees 2013/14 [PDF]  2012/13 [PDF]

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COVER
TABLE OF CONTENTS       
   
SECTION I: GENERAL INFORMATION 2
A. Management Rights 2
B. Equal Employment Opportunity, Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment (including Sexual Harassment) 3
C. Americans With Disabilities Act Compliance 3
E. Accommodation For Religious Observances 3
F. Drug-free Workplace Policy 4
G. Conflict Of Interest 4
H. Personnel Records 8
I. Use of Information Technology Resources 10
J. Use of Mail Services 11
K. Service to the College 12
L. Employee Identification Number 12
  
SECTION II. EMPLOYMENT 13
A. Employment Status And Compensation 13
B. Competitive Employment For Regular Positions 15
C. Voluntary Transfer Program 17
D. Accounting For Work And Leave 18
E. Work Locations 19
F. Lactation Time Away From Work 19
F. College Closure or Delayed Opening 19
   
SECTION III. BENEFITS 21
A. Benefit Eligibility 21
B. Health And Dental Insurance 22
C. Life Insurance 23
D. Maternity Insurance Coverage 23
E. Short-term Disability Insurance 23
F. Long-term Disability Insurance 23
G. Workers’ Compensation 25
H. Employee Liability Insurance 26
I. Educational Benefits/Tuition Waiver 26
J. Employee Assistance Program 27
K. State Retirement System And Social Security 28
L. 403(B) and 457 Voluntary Retirement Savings 28
M. Compensation For Unused Accumulated Sick Leave 28
N. Flexible Spending Accounts For Medical/Dental Expenses And Dependent Care 29
   
SECTION IV. LEAVES 30
A. Annual And Sick Leave 30
B. Personal Leave 30
C. Bereavement Leave/Imminent Death Leave
30
D. Professional Development Leave 31
E. Jury Duty Or Subpoena 31
F. Leave Under Arizona's Victim Leave Act 31
G. Military Leave 32
H. Emergency Treatment Leave 32
I. Leave Under The Family And Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
32
J. Leaves Of Absence 35
K. Voluntary Leave Donation Program 38
   
SECTION V. CODE OF CONDUCT/DISCIPLINE 43
A. Preamble 43
B. Code Of Conduct And Standards Of Behavior For Employees 43
C. Reporting Violations Of Law And College Policy (Whistle-blowing) 45
D. Whistle-blowing Protection 46
E. Investigations 46
F. Guidelines For Corrective Action And Disciplinary Procedures 48
G. Corrective Action Procedure 48
H. Disciplinary Procedure 51
   
SECTION VI. GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE  56
A. Intent 56
B. Representation 56
C. Definition And Scope 56
D. Time Limits 57
E. Written Documents 58
F. Request For Informal Resolution -- Step One 58
G. Formal Grievance -- Step Two 58
H. Formal Grievance -- Step Three 59
I. Final Review By Chancellor 60
J. Appeal Of Termination 60
K. General 60
   
SECTION VII. EMPLOYEE REPRESENTATIVE 62
A. Employment Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Act, Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment (including Sexual Harassment) BP-1501 62
B. Dues Deduction 62
  
APPENDIX A. ADA and Equal Opportunity/Discrimination Complaint Procedure   63
APPENDIX B. Request for ADA Accommodation  66
APPENDIX C. Continuation of Health Insurance   67
APPENDIX D. Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 71
APPENDIX E. Voluntary Retirement Savings  73
APPENDIX F. Mediation Program   74
APPENDIX G. Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources   76
APPENDIX H.  The Family and Medical Leave Act  79
APPENDIX I. Contacts for Help with a Complaint 82
    
Glossary   83
Index 87