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
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

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ABOUT US

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) is a non-profit Ojibwe tribal community college.  We are an open-door institution which welcomes anyone who would like to work toward a better tomorrow.  LCOOC does not discriminate based upon race and will not deny admission to any Native student regardless of tribal enrollment or affiliation. We are compliant with Title IX which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.

ADDRESS

LCO Ojibwe College
13466 W. Trepania Rd.
Hayward, WI 54843

info@lco.edu

Phone: 715.634.4790
Toll-Free: 888.526.6221
Fax: 715.634.5049

LCOOC Sustainable Agriculture Research Station

13457W Froemel Rd.

Hayward, WI 54843

 

Phone: 715.634.9666

© 2017 LAC COURTE OREILLES OJIBWE COLLEGE

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