- Pay practices for adverse weather conditions
During periods of adverse weather conditions, pay practices do not change unless the president (or her designee, or the chancellor of a regional campus) declares a snow recess, which explicitly tells staff not to report for work. The president, executive vice president, provost, and chancellors of regional campuses are the only persons who can declare a snow recess.
- Employee Relations case study: Safety violation
John is a Purdue employee who works in an office where there are several filing cabinets with information that he and others access on a daily basis.
- Supervisor promises: Don't make one you can't keep
As a supervisor, you no doubt understand that part of your role is to give your employees the tools they need to do their work and to keep them motivated. It's important for your employees to be able to count on you as they do their part in helping to achieve your organization's goals.
- Helping manage grief and loss: The supervisor's role
Did you know that grief and loss can pertain to more than the death of a loved one? Most supervisors and managers look at grief and loss as an appropriate response to the traditional concept of death. However, we can grieve over a number of events. Anyone who has ever suffered the loss of a beloved pet knows the difficulties associated with life changes.
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