Definition of Terms
Issued is the first release date of the policy.
Revised is the date of substantive content changes approved by a review and signature process.
Edited is the date of style, format or grammar changes and/or correction of error.
Reviewed is the date that the policy was last updated to confirm that content was reviewed and found to be current.
Labor Policies and Rules
Other Ohio State Policy and Procedure Sites
University policies and how they are established are available at the university policy website.
The following policies and procedures provide the operating principles for Human Resources at The Ohio State University and supersede any prior policies. Each policy has a "Resources" section that provides contact information; related policies, forms, and publications; and other relevant information. HR documents should be maintained according to the HR Records Retention Schedule. Contact the Office of Human Resources with questions about policy content or how a policy applies to your specific department.
The Office of Human Resources Employee and Labor Relations and/or Wexner Medical Center Employee Relations (OHR/WMC) is ultimately responsible for investigating all complaints of discrimination/harassment, except when the accused is a student and not a student employee. Read more about the OHR/WMC investigation guidelines here.
1.30 - Conflict of Interest and Work Outside the University Revised 07/2012 [ 1.30 Resources ]
The EAP policy was retired 02/2012. EAP information is in the Benefits Overview book.
1.50 - Activities and Programs with Minor Participants Revised 1/2015 [ 1.50 Resources ]
Benefits and Services
Benefit Eligibility by Appointment [ 2.10 Group Benefit Programs Policy, Deleted 7/2008 ]
2.35 - Enrollment in Credit Programs Edited 10/2009 [ 2.35 Program Exception Request (PDF) ] Issued 7/2008 [ 2.35 Request for Course Enrollment During Regularly Scheduled Work Hours (PDF) ] Revised 7/2008
Wage and Salary
3.10 - Salary Administration and Classification Revised 12/2010
4.45 - Equal Employment for Individuals with Disabilities [ 4.45 Investigation Guidelines (PDF) ] Guidelines Edited 01/2013
5.10 - Probationary Period Revised 6/2011
Hours of Work and Leaves
6.12 - Flexible Work Issued 3/2011
6.17 - Disaster Preparedness and University State of Emergency [ 6.17 Resources (PDF) ] Revised 07/2013
6.35 - Military Leave/Reemployment Rights Revised 2/2011
Health and Safety
7.25 HIV/AIDS has been combined with Policy 1.10 Effective 02/2012
Discipline and Grievances
8.15 - Corrective Action & Involuntary Termination Edited 12/2013 [ 8.15 Resources ]
Reduction in Work Force
9.15 - Reduction in Work Force (Unclassified Staff) Edited 08/2013 [ 9.15 Resources ]
9.20 - Reduction in Work Force (Classified Civil Service Staff) Edited 08/2013 [ 9.20 Resources ]