PURPOSE: To provide a standard policy
for employees for work schedules at Employer ABC.
POLICY: It is the policy of Employer
ABC to pay its employees to perform a total job.Each full-time job shall be structured to fit
a forty (40) hour workweek.It may be
necessary to occasionally alter the normal work schedule.Therefore, Employer ABC will establish
individual work schedules at the departmental level under the following
guidelines.Work schedules shall be
established to serve business needs of the Employer.
7.Other Work Arrangements
All offices shall
remain open from 8:00 a.m.until 5:00 p.m.Monday through Friday, except for designated holidays.Offices may be open beyond the normal
schedule as required by individual departmental needs.
remain open during the noon hours each working day with a receptionist on duty
to accept calls, receive visitors, or transact business.The Divisional Vice President may make
exceptions to not stay open during the noon hours.
workweek is forty (40) hours and the official workweek is Sunday 12:01
Saturday 12:00 midnight.The Department
Head may make exceptions to the beginning and ending times of the official
Lunch breaks are
not paid and may vary by department.Department supervisors will determine time and length of lunch breaks.
Coffee breaks are
paid time and may be granted only when the work allows.Coffee breaks are a privilege not required by
state or federal regulation.The length,
time, and place of these breaks will be at the discretion of the supervisor.
The Department Head may use flex-time
scheduling to permit personalized employee work schedules, to make employee
development opportunities available, to accomplish special projects, to handle
peak work periods and to accommodate circumstances that are in the best
interest of the department and employee.The hours, lunch time or number of hours worked may vary for individual
employees as long as all the following conditions exist:
a.The schedule does not interfere with
the performance of the individual or the department.
b.The employee accounts for the total
number of hours in their schedule each week.
An attendance record must be maintained
for each employee at the departmental level.This record will provide information needed to prepare semi-monthly time
and leave reports for the Payroll Department and a Leave Report must be
completed and submitted to Payroll each pay period.
7.OTHER WORK ARRANGEMENTS
a.Arrangements that allow employees to do
company work at home or an alternate location must be:
(1)Applied to all employees consistently,
(2)Have all work strictly accounted for,
(3)Receive the prior approval of the
Department Head, Director of Human Resources, and Divisional Vice President.
b.Other Work Arrangements are usually
temporary work arrangements for situations where it is not practical to conduct
business at the regular place of business.
c.Other Work Arrangements should be
approved only when another employee at ABC’s regular place of business cannot
perform work.However, Other Work
Arrangements are also based upon business necessity.
d.Other Work Arrangements do not apply to
employees on flex-time.