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|Date:||March 15, 2017|
|To:||Members of the University Community|
Senior Vice President for Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness
|Re:||Snowstorm of March 14, 2017 – Staff Attendance during Level 4 Weather Emergency – Campus(es) Closed – Policy Applicability|
I would like to express the university’s appreciation to all those staff employees who worked to maintain essential services on March 14, 2017, during the adverse weather conditions on the Newark, New Brunswick, RBHS and Camden Campuses.
This memorandum confirms the adverse weather conditions that were in effect university-wide as a result of the snowstorm of March 14, 2017, and provides information to the university community about applicable portions of Policies 60.3.16 and 60.9.58. The full policies are contained in sections 60.3.16 and 60.9.58 of the University Policy Library, and are also available on the University Human Resource web site at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/sites/default/files/userfiles/60-3-16-current.html and http://uhr.rutgers.edu/sites/default/files/userfiles/60-9-58-current.html.
CONDITIONS IN EFFECT ON March 14, 2017
Due to adverse weather conditions, a Level 4 - Weather Emergency – Campuses Closed was declared university-wide. Offices were closed as follows:
When the university is closed because of a Level 4 - Weather Emergency – Campus (es) Closed, the following procedures are in effect:
NON ESSENTIAL SERVICES EMPLOYEES
Employees who are not essential services personnel are excused with pay during a period of “Level 4 - Weather Emergency – Campus Closed.” Absences beyond the period of closing must be charged to appropriate accrued time.
ESSENTIAL SERVICES EMPLOYEES
Consistent with the university’s policies, Legacy Rutgers Essential Services Employees who were required to work or who were required to remain on duty, AND who are eligible for overtime will be paid their straight time pay PLUS time and one-half for all hours worked during the relevant designated level 4 closing.
Consistent with the university’s policies, Legacy UMDNJ Essential Services Employees who were required to work or who were required to remain on duty, AND who are eligible for overtime will be paid two times their regular pay for all regularly scheduled hours worked during the relevant designated level 4 closing.
An Essential Services Employee who was scheduled to work on March 14, 2017, but did not come to work without proper approval may not be paid for time not worked during the period of closing.
ADDITIONAL USEFUL INFORMATION
Questions regarding this communication may be directed to the Office of Labor Relations, 848-932-3914.