Human Resources Administrative Practice Manual:
Time Away from Work
Inclement Weather or Other Emergencies
|Official Title||Policy on Inclement Weather or Other Emergencies|
|Abbreviated Title||Inclement Weather or Other Emergencies|
|Responsible Office||Human Resources|
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.
|Office of Human Resourcesfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Institution Chief Human Resources Officers||See University System HR Officer Listing at http://www.usg.edu/hr/officers/|
Website Address for This Policy
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.
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
During Other Leave
The responsibilities each party has in connection with the Policy on Other Leave are:
|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.|