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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 2014/15 [PDF]  2013/14 [PDF]

Or view individual sections of the 2014/15 PPS listed below:  
COVER
TABLE OF CONTENTS       
   
SECTION I: GENERAL INFORMATION 1
A. Management Rights 1
B. Equal Employment Opportunity 2
C. Discrimination, Harassment (including Sexual Harassment) and Retaliation 2
D. Americans With Disabilities Act Compliance 3
E. Accommodation For Religious Observances 4
F. Discrimination and Harassment (Including Sexual Harassment) Reporting Responsibility and Procedure 4
F. Drug-free Workplace Policy 4
G. Conflict Of Interest 5
H. Personnel Records 9
I. Use of Information Technology Resources 11
J. Use of Mail Services 12
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 16
D. Accounting For Work And Leave 16
E. Work Locations 17
F. Lactation Time Away From Work 17
F. College Closure or Delayed Opening 17
   
SECTION III. BENEFITS 18
A. Benefit Eligibility 18
B. Health And Dental Insurance 19
C. Life Insurance 20
D. Maternity Insurance Coverage 20
E. Short-term Disability Insurance 20
F. Long-term Disability Insurance 20
G. Workers’ Compensation 22
H. Employee Liability Insurance 23
I. Educational Benefits/Tuition Waiver 23
J. Employee Assistance Program 24
K. State Retirement System And Social Security 25
L. 403(B) and 457 Voluntary Retirement Savings 25
M. Compensation For Unused Accumulated Sick Leave 25
N. Flexible Spending Accounts For Medical/Dental Expenses And Dependent Care 26
   
SECTION IV. LEAVES 27
A. Annual And Sick Leave 27
B. Personal Leave 27
C. Bereavement Leave/Imminent Death Leave 27
D. Professional Development Leave 28
E. Jury Duty Or Subpoena 28
F. Leave Under Arizona's Victim Leave Act 28
G. Military Leave 29
H. Emergency Treatment Leave 29
I. Leave Under The Family And Medical Leave Act (FMLA) 29
J. Leaves Of Absence 33
K. Voluntary Leave Donation Program 35
   
SECTION V. CODE OF CONDUCT/DISCIPLINE 40
A. Preamble 40
B. Definitions 40
C. Code Of Conduct And Standards Of Behavior For Employees 41
E. Reporting Violations Of Law And College Policy (Whistle-blowing) 43
D. Whistle-blowing Protection 43
F. Investigative Process 44
G. Guidelines For Corrective Action And Disciplinary Procedures 45
H. Representation 46
I. Time Line Exceptions 46
J. Corrective Action Procedure 47
K. Disciplinary Procedure 49
L. Appeal Process for Outcomes of Disciplinary Action Excluding Termination 53
M. Appeal of Termination 54
   
SECTION VI. GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE  56
A. Intent: Scope and Definitions 56
B. Representation 57
C. Time Line Exceptions 58
D. Conflict of Interest 58
E. Written Documentation 58
F. Resolution Process:  Informal Resolution and Formal Grievance 59
G. General 62
   
SECTION VII. EMPLOYEE REPRESENTATIVE 63
A. Employment Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Act, Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment (including Sexual Harassment) BP-1501 63
B. Dues Deduction 63
  
APPENDIX A. Continuation of Health Insurance   64
APPENDIX B. Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 68
APPENDIX C. Voluntary Retirement Savings  70
APPENDIX D. Mediation Program   71
APPENDIX E. Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources   73
APPENDIX F.  The Family and Medical Leave Act  76
APPENDIX G. Grievance Procedure 79
APPENDIX H. Contacts for Help with a Complaint 80
    
Glossary   81
Index 85