University of California, San Diego
July 16, 2001
POLICY MANUAL HOLDERS (including UCSD Healthcare)
SUBJECT: Proposed Revisions of UC Personnel Policies for Staff Members
This notice is provided to announce the formal review of the UC Personnel Policies for Staff Members (UCPPSM) listed below. The proposed Policy revisions result from changes recommended by a Systemwide Personnel Policy Work Group commissioned to review the effectiveness of the UCPPSM. A number of modifications are being made to simplify administration, and for consistency with collective bargaining agreements.
I. STAFF POLICY 43 - LEAVE OF ABSENCE
Section 43.G/Curtailment Leave is being added to address the curtailment of University operations for reasons that may include energy/cost savings, transitional, seasonal, or holiday periods in the academic calendar. The Policy states that, "Up to three work days of an unpaid curtailment leave shall be considered time on pay status for the purpose of accruing vacation credits and sick leave." Similar provisions are included in several of the collective bargaining agreements.
II. STAFF POLICY 60 - LAYOFF AND REDUCTION IN TIME FROM
PROFESSIONAL AND SUPPORT STAFF CAREER POSITIONS
Section 60.J defines Severance Pay; Subsection J.1 explains the Severance Payment Schedule, and Subsection J.2/Repayment describes related requirements when an employee who has received Severance Pay in accordance with this Policy returns to work at the same campus for a career position at the same or higher salary and same percentage of time as the position held at the time of layoff.
III. STAFF POLICY 62 - CORRECTIVE ACTION
IV. STAFF POLICY 81 - REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION
V. The following Staff Personnel Policies include technical or
The UC Personnel Policies for Staff Members are accessible for review on
the UC Office of the President website at:
Comments should be submitted by July 27, 2001 to Jonnie Craig-Winston, Director of Policy Development and Quality of Work/Life, at email@example.com or (858) 534-9659.