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Policies help keep the University of Rochester a safe, respectful, productive, and positive academic and health care workplace. On this page, you can explore, access, and review policies relevant to your current or future needs.

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Workplace Values and Equal Opportunity Policy

Policy Number: 100

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.

Conduct & Community Standards, Employment & Staffing, Human Resources

Wage Garnishment

Policy Number: 410

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.

Human Resources, Records & Compliance

Use of Volunteers

Policy Number: 126

The University supports the use of volunteers who provide charitable services to hospitals and to other parts of the University. No volunteer, however, may perform work that is also performed by paid University employees.

Human Resources

New and Changed Positions

Policy Number: 191

Newly established positions or significantly changed existing positions will be classified by Human Resources. The appropriate position code and pay/salary grade will be assigned based on an analysis of the documented duties and responsibilities.

Human Resources

Leaves of Absence

Policy Number: 357

The University of Rochester provides two types of Leaves of Absence for employees. University Leave of Absence May provide employees with up to 12 months’ unpaid leave for reasons such as education, dependent or elder care, or community service.

Absences, Employment & Staffing, Human Resources

Paid Time Off (PTO) (Effective 01/01/2021)

Policy Number: 340

The intent of the PTO plan is to recognize an eligible employee's need to have time away from work for reasons such as illness or injury, doctor or dental appointments and to attend to personal business, and to provide the staff member with flexibility and tangible reward for time unused at the end of each Plan Year.

Absences with Pay, Human Resources

Jury Duty, Court Appearance, or Legal Hearing Appearance

Policy Number: 333

Staff members are entitled to time off without loss of base pay for each working day excused to 1) serve on jury duty or 2) when subpoenaed to appear in a court of law, except when the staff member is a primary party to the legal action or a prospective beneficiary of it.

Absences with Pay

Holidays

Policy Number: 330

The University's Benefits Program provides eight University paid holidays per year. Each holiday equals one-fifth of the individual’s standard weekly work hours.

Absences with Pay

Death in the Immediate Family or Household

Policy Number: 327

Time off without loss of base wage or salary will be granted to a regular full-time or part-time staff member who suffers the loss of an immediate family or household member to allow for participation in events related to the death and funeral.

Absences with Pay
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