Lac Courte Orielles Ojibwe College Employee Handbook

Table of Contents

Preface
Purpose
Mission Statement
Philosophy
Article I

Policy #

1.1

Article II

Commitment to Diversity

Indian Preference-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2.1
Diversity and Inclusion------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 2.2
Non-Discrimination/Non-Harassment Compliance------------------------------------------------------------ 2.3
Workplace Accommodations----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2.4
Article III

Recruitment and Selection

Posting of Vacancies----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3.1
      Posting of Vacancies Procedure-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------3.1P
Employment Application Requirements --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3:2
      Selection and Hiring Process--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------3.2P
Criminal Background Checks -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------3:3
President's Authorization to Employ Staff--------------------------------------------------------------------------3.4
Probationary Period------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 3.5
Probationary Period Procedures--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------3.5P
Article IV

Employment Relationship

Employee Classifications------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 4.1
Position Descriptions----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4.2
Work Week------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 4.3
Faculty Load-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------4.4
Meal Periods and Rest Breaks------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 4.5
Time Cards-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------4.6
Unauthorized Absences---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------4.7
Reporting Relationships- Employment of Relatives-------------------------------------------------------------- 4.8
Access to Personnel Files-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------4.9
Separation from Employment-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------4.10
Reduction in Force--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------4.11
Article V

Pay Practices

Wages and Salaries-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5.1
Non-Managerial Staff Who Assume Management Responsibilities Temporarily------------------------- 5.2
Teaching by Qualified Staff Members-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5.3
Overtime----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------5.4
Deductions from Pay/Safe Harbor------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5.5
Pay Periods and Loans Against Wages--------------------------------------------------------------------------------5.6
Employee Indebtedness---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------5.7
On Call Maintenance Staff------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------5.8
Article VI

Conflict of Interest and Confidentiality

Conflict of Interest--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6.1
Confidentiality------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6.2
Article VII

Workplace Guidelines

Rules of Conduct----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 7.1
Performance Evaluations------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 7.2
       Performance Evaluation Procedure-----------------------------------------------------------------------------7.2P
Disciplinary Action--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7.3
Outside Employment----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 7.4
Dress and Grooming-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7.5
Communication-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7.6
Use of Computers, Internet, Email and Other Resources---------------------------------------------------------7.7
Article VIII

Workplace Safety

Drug-Free Workplace----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 8.1
Inclement Weather and Other Emergencies ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 8.2
       Inclement Weather and Other Emergencies Procedure----------------------------------------------------8.2P
Safety and Accident Prevention----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------8.3
Weapons Possession------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 8.4
Animals on Campus-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------8.5
Article IX

Time Off and Leaves of Absence

Holidays--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 9.1
Annual Leave--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 9.2
       Annual Leave Procedure------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------9.2P
Sick Leave--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------9.3
        Sick Leave Procedure----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------9.3P
Personal Leave-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 9.4
Bereavement Leave--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------9.5
Jury Duty Leave-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------9.6
Military Leave---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------9.7
Training Leave--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------9.8
Time Off for Voting--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------9.9
Leave without Pay--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------9.10
Family and Medical Leave Act----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------9.11
         Family and Medical Leave Procedure-----------------------------------------------------------------------9.11P
Sabbatical Leave-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------9.13
          Sabbatical Leave Procedure-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------9.13P
Article X

Employee Benefits

Medical Insurance-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 10.1
         Temporary Continuation of Coverage (FEHB COBRA Comparable)---------------------------------10.2
Life Insurance--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------10.3
Retirement------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------10.4
Worker's Compensation Insurance-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------10.5
        Worker's Compensation Procedure--------------------------------------------------------------------------10.5P
Professional Memberships--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 10.6
Professional Development----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------10.7
        Professional Development Procedure------------------------------------------------------------------------10.7P
        Professional Development Form------------------------------------------------------------------------------10.7F
Article XI

11.0

Intent of Grievance Process-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11.1
Consent----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------11.2
Applicable Rules of Grievance Process------------------------------------------------------------------------------11.3
Grievance Process---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------11.4
Appeal to Tribal Court-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11.5
Makeup of Grievance Appeals Committee-------------------------------------------------------------------------11.6
       
Article XII

Harassment

Sexual Harassment------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12.1
Other Harassment--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------12.2
Harassment Responsibilities and Reporting-----------------------------------------------------------------------12.3
Article XIII

Institutional Policies

Campus and Library Bans----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------13.1
        Campus and Library Bans Procedure------------------------------------------------------------------------13.1P
Misuse of College Property or Funds--------------------------------------------------------------------------------13.2
Obligations for the College---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------13.3
Freedom of Speech--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------13.4
News Media--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 13.5
Employee/Student Relationships-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------13.6
Copyrights, Royalties, and Patents-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------13.7
Travel for College Business---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------13.8
Smoke-Free Campus-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------13.9
Service on Committees and Board----------------------------------------------------------------------------------13.10
       
Article XIV

14.0

Employee Acknowledgement