Table of contents

   Introduction

  1. Employment
    1. Hiring policies
      • Equal employment opportunity
      • Employment background checks
      • Staff hiring procedure
      • New hire requirements
    2. EMPLOYMENT POLICIES
      • Categories of employment
      • Immigration rules for employment
      • Personnel files
      • Personal information
      • Privacy policy
      • New staff orientation
      • Work hours
      • Alternative work schedules
      • Alternative work arrangements
      • Service-learning spring break trips
      • Voluntary termination
      • Involuntary termination
      • Reduction in staff
      • Retirement
      • Exit interviews
      • Return of college property
    3. COLLEGE POLICIES
      • Policy on discrimination and harassment
      • Policy on Americans with Disabilities Act
      • Policy on employment of relatives
      • Policy on consensual romantic relationships
      • Policy on outside employment
      • Technology policies
      • Safety and health policy
      • Weapon policy
      • Dress code policy
      • Identification cards policy
      • Automobiles and parking policy
      • Policy on use of college property, name, stationery and trademark
      • Employee substance abuse policy
      • Smoking policy
      • Policy on civil defense and severe weather warning
      • Policy on solicitation
      • Policy on pets in the workplace
      • Policy on Calvin College activities
      • Policy banning weapons on campus
    4. CODE OF CONDUCT AND PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS
      • Code of conduct
      • Responsibilities
      • Application and limitations
      • Conflict resolution
  2. Top COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
    1. COMPENSATION
      • Payroll information
      • Recording work time
      • Performance development program
      • Discretionary wage increases
      • Compensation for completion of advanced degrees
      • Overtime (non-exempt staff members only)
      • Retirement plan
    2. INSURANCE BENEFITS
      • Eligibility
      • Health and dental insurance
      • Flexible spending account
      • Termination of benefits
      • COBRA
      • Life insurance
      • Disability insurance
      • Workers’ compensation insurance
    3. TIME AWAY FROM WORK BENEFITS
      • Working hours and holidays
      • Vacations
      • Illness
      • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
      • Maternity leave
      • Funeral leave
      • Jury duty leave
      • Military reserve training leave
      • Uniformed service leave of absence
    4. OTHER BENEFITS
      • Adoption reimbursement benefit
      • Educational benefits for staff members
      • Educational benefits for spouses
      • Educational benefits for dependents
      • Library
      • Athletic events and cultural activities
      • Use of recreational facilities
      • Mail room and printing services
      • Rental of facilities for personal or family use
      • Childcare room
  3. Top APPENDICES
    1. Types of corrective action
      • Verbal communication
      • Written communication
      • Suspension without pay
      • Demotion
      • Discharge
    2. Problem review & grievance procedure
      • Problem review procedure
      • Formal grievance procedure
      • Steps of the grievance procedure
      • Access to information
      • Representation
      • Conduct of hearing
    3. Benefits eligibility
      • Insurance
      • Time away from work
      • Educational