It is the University’s intent that all employees receive an uninterrupted meal period when they work a shift of more than 6 hours; consistent with New York State Labor Law.
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The University will ensure that minority group individuals, females, protected veterans, and qualified disabled persons have equal opportunity and access to the University’s workforce and equal opportunity as employees with respect to all aspects of employment.
Some work locations at the University may, because of the nature of the work, pose potential risks to the reproductive health of employees. This policy states the University's commitment to minimizing risks and providing education and information to help employees make informed decisions about exposure to potential health risks.
When any University business transaction under consideration presents the potential for a conflict of interest, or the appearance of one, the faculty or staff member concerned shall not be involved in the transaction, and the University shall act in accordance with the following guidelines and procedures.
Outlines the University's accordance with the New York State Paid Family Leave Act, which was effective January 1, 2018, allowing all eligible employees to receive partial wage replacement when requesting Paid Family Leave (PFL).
The University requires staff to wear/use safety or personal protective equipment when assigned work that may cause injury or illness.
Actions at the University of Rochester are governed by the guidelines set forth in this policy as well as others. All members of the University community are expected to act professionally and treat others with respect when representing the University, whether that be internally when working with colleagues or externally with our community while engaged in a University-related activity.
The University is required by law, when served with an income execution, wage assignment, family court support order, or federal tax levy against a faculty or staff member, to make deductions from the individual's wages until the debt has been satisfied, or as otherwise required by the order.
Employment of persons age 16 to 18 is governed by New York State and Federal Child Labor Law. University policy prohibits hiring anyone less than 16 years of age.