UCLA plans to observe a Winter Holiday Closure during the 2019-2020 holiday season. This annual closure is a highly effective approach to power conservation for a specific period of time and has allowed UCLA to achieve significant energy savings.
This is a friendly reminder that departments have the option to implement the Employee-initiated Reduction In Time (ERIT) Program to generate cost savings resulting from voluntary reductions in time.
The University of California (UC) is proposing an interim policy on "Responding to Immigration Enforcement Issues Involving Patients in UC Health Facilities (DOC)." The policy applies to health facilities as defined in California Health and Safety Code section 1250, clinics as defined in California Health and Safety Code sections 1200 and 1200.1, and substance abuse treatment facilities operated by the University.
Proposed Revision to Investigation and Adjudication Framework for Staff and Non-Faculty Academic Personnel under the SVSH Policy
The University of California Office of the President (UCOP) is proposing a revision to the Investigation and Adjudication Framework for Staff and Non-Faculty Academic Personnel (Staff and NFAP Framework) under the Presidential Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment (SVSH) Policy.
As mandated by the California State Auditor (CSA), the Systemwide Title IX Office revised the framework to require the Chancellor or Chancellor’s designee to consult with their campus Title IX Officer on discipline for staff and non-faculty academic personnel found in violation of the SVSH Policy.
The University of California Office of the President (UCOP) is proposing revisions to PPSM 63 – Investigatory Leave. The policy applies to all staff levels, including Professional & Support Staff, Managers & Senior Professionals, and Senior Management Group members.
Highlights of the proposed revisions include the following:
Due to serious concerns about the welfare of employees who may be affected by the wildfires in Ventura and Los Angeles counties, Campus Human Resources is reissuing the guidelines below regarding options that are available to employees and departments in the event that emergency leave and/or other support services are required.
Guidelines for UCLA’s Staff Appreciation and Recognition (STAR) Plan for FY 2018-19 are now available. The Guidelines are consistent with Staff Policy 34, Incentive and Recognition Award Plans and provide a basis to recognize staff members for their achievements and outstanding contributions to the department, organization, and/or the campus.
STAR Plan eligibility requirements for policy-covered staff (PSS and MSP) are described in the Guidelines. Highlights are noted below:
UCLA will close for 11 days between Saturday, December 22, 2018, and Tuesday, January 1, 2019, with plans to reopen on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. The closure period includes four University paid holidays (December 24, 25, 31, 2018, and January 1, 2019) and three days that are not paid holidays (December 26, 27 and 28, 2018).
The University of California Office of the President is proposing revisions to PPSM 66 – Medical Separation and PPSM 81 – Reasonable Accommodation, which apply to regular status employees in the Professional and Support Staff, Management and Senior Professionals, and Senior Management personnel groups.
Technical Revisions to Presidential Policy on Discrimination, Harassment, and Affirmative Action in the Workplace
A technical update has been issued to the UC Policy on Discrimination, Harassment, and Affirmative Action in the Workplace to comply with new state requirements under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and federal law.
Highlights of the updated policy include the following: