- Pay practices for adverse weather conditions
During periods of adverse weather conditions, pay practices do not change unless the president declares a snow recess, which explicitly tells staff not to report for work. The president, executive vice president, and provost are the only persons who can declare a snow recess.
- Address performance problems promptly
The department supervisor has an employee who is not meeting job expectations. The employee is by no means a top performer. In addition to poor performance, there are behavioral and attitude issues. No one in the department wants to work or interact with this individual.
- Successful coaching leads to motivated employees
How do you prepare your employees for the big game? Coaching. The most effective leaders see themselves not as managers or supervisors, but as coaches. While the term "coaching" is used interchangeably with progressive discipline, in reality it serves as a prelude to progressive discipline.
- The facts about holiday pay and vacation carryover
Here's the information you need about vacation carryover and holiday pay for members of your regular clerical and service staff.
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