Manager Resources

Employee Relations professionals offer counsel, guidance and advice to supervisors and leaders on work-related issues and concerns. We ensure consistent interpretation and application of University policies, practices and procedures. As a manager, you may be looking for additional resources to assist you. Checklist and sample letters (upon request) are to be used only as a guide. An Employee Relations professional will provide assistance and will ensure that any actions are conducted in an equitable and consistent manner.  If you are faced with a challenging situation and need assistance, please contact the Specialist in your area.

Period of Provisional Employment Policy

If you have an employee relations matter regarding a clerical and/or service employee in his/her provisional period and need consultations assistance including sample letters, please contact your Specialist in your assigned area.

Period of Provisional Period Summary

Performance Management and Corrective Action

If you have an employee relations matter regarding performance and/or behavioral concerns and need consultations assistance including sample letters, please contact your Specialist in your assigned area.

Disciplinary Guidelines

Separation Pay Policy

Grievance Policy
If you have questions regarding the grievance policy, including sample letters, please contact your Specialist in your area.

Reduction in Workforce
If your department needs to adjust the workforce, please contact your Specialist in your area. Human Resources can interpret the policy, review alternatives with the unit head and assist in development of an implementation plan. 

Reduction in Workforce Summary

Reduction in Workforce Checklist

LeadingEdition Newletter 

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Fitness for Duty Guidance

If you have an employee whom you believe is exhibiting signs of being physically and/or mentally unable to perform his or her job functions, a fitness-for-duty examination may be necessary.  On the West Lafayette campus, contact Human Resources - Employee Relations for assistance.  On the regional campuses, contact Human Resources. 

Information and guidelines regarding an employee death

Business Continuation FAQs

Sample Condolence letter

Guidelines for notification of an employee death

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