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Unused Compensatory Time to be Paid Out Beginning in 2022

Unused compensatory time will be paid out starting in 2022 per the previously revised Scheduling Work and Overtime Compensation Policy 6.10. The policy states that compensatory time must be used within 365 days. The policy requires that any earned compensatory time that is not used within 365 days will be paid out with the next pay period.

Observed university holidays

Ohio State observes 11 holidays per year and provides eligible employees with a holiday benefit as outlined in the Holidays Policy. Please review the policy for employment eligibility and when the holidays are observed.

Weather-related resources and closing reminders

It is important to be aware of the university’s weather-related resources and policy, know your disaster designation and learn how to check the university’s status. Although Ohio State strives to remain open, faculty and staff can be prepared by reviewing this policy and taking note of the resources.

Reminder: Drug-Free Workplace Policy enhances safety

Ohio State supports a drug-free work environment to provide for the health and safety of the university community. The Drug-Free Workplace Policy addresses the use of controlled substances on campus, and applies to faculty, staff, graduate associates and student employees.

Policy Reminder: Ohio State is a Tobacco Free Environment

To promote public health, campus community well-being and the university’s goal to be the healthiest higher education institution, tobacco use on Ohio State property is prohibited. Please review the policy, resources and tobacco cessation information that are available.

Policy Reminder: Self-Disclosure of Criminal Convictions

To promote a safe and secure environment for the Ohio State community, disclosing all prior criminal convictions is required and any new convictions must be reported within three business days of the conviction. Review the Self-Disclosure of Criminal Convictions policy 4.17 for more details.

New Time and Attendance Standards

Human Resources has outlined time and attendance guidance for university employees. The guidance provides expectations for documenting: time worked, meal periods, paid breaks, start times and tardiness, unplanned absences, approving time worked and accountability.

Weather-related resources and closing reminders

With winter upon us, it’s important to be aware of the university’s weather-related resources and policy, and know how to check the university’s status. Although Ohio State strives to remain open, faculty and staff can be prepared by reviewing this policy and taking note of the resources.

Ten revised HR policies in effect January 3, 2021

These Human Resources policies have been revised: Reduction in Force Classified Staff, Reduction in Force Unclassified Staff, Staff Severance, Staff Employment, Student Employment, Background Check, Military Leave/Reemployment Rights, Paid Time Off, Staff Recruitment and Selection, and Unpaid Leave.

Two revised HR policies in effect December 20, 2020

The Human Resources’ Scheduling Work and Overtime policy, as well as the Holidays policy have been revised and are effective as of December 20, 2021. Summaries of the changes and the new policies are available on the HR Policies/Forms page.

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Observed university holidays

Ohio State observes 11 holidays per year and provides eligible employees with a holiday benefit as outlined in the Holidays Policy. Please review the policy for employment eligibility and when the holidays are observed.

Open Enrollment Starts Today

Open Enrollment for 2022 benefits starts today, November 1, 2021, and ends November 15, 2021. Open Enrollment is the annual opportunity to assess your benefits and make sure they will continue to meet your needs for the coming year. Visit the Open Enrollment website for benefit details and information on webinars and recorded presentations.

Weather-related resources and closing reminders

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Using Workday for 2022 Benefits Open Enrollment

Enrollment for 2022 benefits will take place in Workday. More detailed, step-by-step instructions will be available during Open Enrollment. This is an overview of the process for making your elections in Workday.
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