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Inclement Weather or Other Emergencies

Citation Reference  
Official Title Policy on Inclement Weather or Other Emergencies
Abbreviated Title Inclement Weather or Other Emergencies
Volume Human Resources
Responsible Office Human Resources
Originally issued
Revised January 2008

Policy Statement

The University System of Georgia allows leave under specific guidelines. In the event of inclement weather or any emergency which requires leaves of absence of employees, the President of a system institution may declare leave with or without pay

Reason for Policy

This policy ensures consistency among institutions of the University System as necessary while also affording the appropriate level of flexibility needed at the institutional level.

Entities Affected By This Policy

All units of the University System of Georgia are covered by this policy.

Who Should Read This Policy

Human Resources personnel and employees within the University System of Georgia should be aware of this policy.

Contacts

Contact Phone Email/URL
Office of Human Resources 404-962-3235 usg-hr@usg.edu
Institution Chief Human Resources Officers See University System HR Officer Listing at http://www.usg.edu/hr/officers/

Website Address for This Policy

Related Documents/Resources

Definitions

These definitions apply to these terms as they are used in this policy:

  • Board of Regents: The governing body of the University System of Georgia
  • Other Leave: Leave that allows for institutional closure due to weather or other unforeseen incidents.

Overview

Other Leave: In the event of inclement weather or any emergency which requires leaves of absence of employees, the President of a System institution may declare leave with or without pay

Responsibilities

During Other Leave

The responsibilities each party has in connection with the Policy on Other Leave are:

Party Responsibility
Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, USG Maintain policy, provide guidance to institution human resources officers on effective utilization of policy, monitor for compliance, update the system as necessary, and respond to campus requests for updates.
Institution Chief Human Resources Officers Ensure appropriate utilization of the USG other leave on their respective campuses.
Institution President or designee in absence of President Discretion for utilization and activation of policy.

Forms

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Appendices

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