must be present and ready to begin work as scheduled. This includes both at
the start of the workday as well as after returning from breaks and lunch.
off must be scheduled in advance with an immediate supervisor. Personal time
off is always subject to management approval. Taking time without approval may
result in disciplinary action. Employees who are habitually absent and/or
exceed their personal accrued days will be subject to disciplinary action.
Employees who exhibit a pattern of poor attendance (consistently missing every
Friday for example) may be subject to disciplinary action as well. Immediate
supervisors can provide details on attendance expectations.
may be allowed in the following circumstances provided employees promptly
contact their supervisor to provide notification of the expected absence as
an employee or immediate family member (spouse, child or parent) is ill or
injured and needs care for up to five consecutive days, this will be considered
one absence. Certification from a licensed health care provider that such care
is needed can be required at any time.
to unusual circumstances and if businesses needs permit, management approves an
unpaid leave of absence.
absence is covered by the Family Medical Leave Act.
or Late Call-In
something unexpected prevents an employee from coming to work or causes an
employee to report to work late, the employee must call his/her supervisor before
his/her scheduled start time.
the case of an unexpected event arising that prevents an employee from coming
to work or causes an employee to be late, an immediate supervisor or manager
must be contacted before the scheduled start time.
tardiness will result in corrective action up to and including termination.
employee who fails to call in after his/her scheduled start time may receive
disciplinary action up to and including termination.
and employee is AWOL for consecutive days, Company
ABC will assume he/she has resigned. Human Resources will send the employee a
letter of separation from Company ABC.