This Policy is the basis for the University’s commitment to maintaining a workplace and academic environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment.
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The policy is intended to ensure effective supervision, internal discipline, trust, and positive morale in the workplace, and seeks to avoid the appearance of, or potential for, favoritism, conflicts of interest, the appearance of impropriety, and conflicts of loyalty associated with nepotism.
The purpose of this policy is to comply with the New York State Public Health Law Article 13-E, and to assist in the creation of a healthful and comfortable environment for all students, faculty, administrators, staff visitors and any other members of the University of Rochester community.
This policy outlines the limitations and restrictions the University has with regard to all forms of political activity.
Faculty and staff may be eligible for Unemployment Insurance compensation when their employment at the University is terminated under circumstances that meet the eligibility criteria established by the law and the applicable regulations of the New York State Department of Labor.
This policy outlines limitations on solicitation, canvassing, and leafleting on University premises.
This policy outlines the grievance procedure, which is designed to supplement the informal departmental means of resolving staff members’ problems or complaints.
This policy establishes the grounds for testing and testing process for purposes of determining whether covered individuals are engaged in substance abuse in violation of University policy.
The purpose of the probationary period is to provide supervisors the opportunity to evaluate a new or transferred employee’s ability to acclimate to the organization’s culture, to assess general working habits (punctuality, attendance, working relationships, etc.) and to evaluate the employee’s ability to meet performance standards.
This policy provides guidelines and advice to supervisors regarding absenteeism and balancing paid leave protection with the University's right to a reasonable standard of attendance.