Policy No. 845
Area: Human Resources
Revisions Approved: 3/23/10
Description: Rule Violation
Rules and regulations are essential to the effective operation of the college. The following rules are presented for the common guidance of all employees. They are fundamental in character and are for the convenience and protection of all.
Committing any of the following violations will be considered sufficient grounds for disciplinary action, ranging from an oral warning to immediate discharge depending on the seriousness and the frequency of the offense.
EXAMPLES OF VIOLATIONS
First Second Third Fourth Violation Offense Offense Offense Offense 1. Excessive tardiness OW WR S D 2. Excessive Absenteeism OW WR S D 3. Careless or substandard work- OW WR S D manship resulting in waste, spoilage or delay. 4. Posting, defacing, or moving OW WR S D notices from college bulletin boards or other public places. 5. Failure to report for accepted OW WR S D overtime work without a justi- fiable reason, or failure to promptly notify the college of such absence. 6. Engaging in horseplay or OW WR S D scuffling. 7. Leaving the work location OW WR S D during work shift without authorization. 8. Idling, loafing, or inatten- OW WR S D tion during work hours. 9. Failure to properly ring OW WR S D time clock. 10. Failure to notify the college OW WR S D on each day of unscheduled absence. 11. Using profane or obscene OW WR S D language or gestures. 12. Violation of minor safety OW WR S D rules and practices. 13. Misusing, damaging, or des- WR S D troying college property. 14. Gambling or unauthorized WR S D possession of gambling devices on college property. 15. Insubordination S D 16. Violations of major safety S D rules and practices. 17. Sleeping or giving the S D impression of sleeping during work hours. 18. Ringing another employee's S D time card. 19. Falsifying or altering time S D cards or other records. 20. Reporting to work while under S D the influence of alcoholic beverages or narcotics, or un- authorized possession or use of these on college property. 21. Immoral conduct or indecency S D 22. Fighting, assault, attempted D assault, or threatening anyone on college property. 23. Unexcused absence of three D consecutive days. 24. Conviction in a civil or crim- D inal court or detention by law enforcement authorities without a reason acceptable to the college. 25. Theft of employee or college D property. 26. Unauthorized possession of D weapons or explosives on college property 27. Any other conduct which is incon- Penalty to be assessed on sistent with proper behavior. circumstances. 28. Multiple violations, whether or Penalty to be assessed on not simultaneous, of the foregoing circumstances. rules and regulations. 29. Falsification of employment Penalty to be assessed on application. circumstances. 30. Unavailability for work. D 31. Violation of the Records Privacy Penalty to be assessed on Statement. circumstances. 32. Violation of the Code of Ethics D for College Employees. CODE: OW - Oral Warning WR - Written Warning S - Three-Day Suspension D - Discharge
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Human Resources Policy No. 819: Disciplinary Action
Human Resources Procedure No. 819.1: Disciplinary Action
Human Resources Policy No. 820: Drugs and Intoxicants
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