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Alcohol and Other Drugs Policy for Employees

Two federal laws, the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Amendments of 1989, stipulate that a college or university must certify to the U.S. Secretary of Education that it…

Anti-harassment Policy and Title IX Notification

Related Policies Equal Employment Opportunity Policy and Title IX Notification Mandated Reporter Policy Protection of Minors Policy Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Policy Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus…

Background Check Policy

Criminal Background Checks for members of the Franklin & Marshall community Newly Appointed Staff Members-- The College completes a background check on behalf of newly appointed members of the exempt and non-exempt professional staff…

Bereavement Leave Policy

Eligibility Immediately upon hire, f ull - time members of the College faculty and professional staff are eligible for paid bereavement leave as outlined below. Leave Periods Death of a Spouse or Same-sex Partner,…

College Identification Cards Policy

All employees of the College are required to have a photo identification card, issued free of charge, as soon as they begin working at Franklin & Marshall. The spouse or same-sex domestic partner of…

Conflicts of Interest Policy

Purpose This policy clarifies the types of situations that may create a "conflict of interest", so that such situations can be avoided. A conflict of interest is defined as a conflict between an employee's…

Domestic Partnership Policy

The unmarried, same-sex Domestic Partner of a Franklin & Marshall College employee or retiree, and the Partner’s Dependent Children as defined through College benefit plan documents, are eligible for coverage, as depe ndents, in…

Employment Records and Notification of Changes Policy

The College maintains employment-related records and files for all members of the faculty and staff. Employment records are considered confidential, and relevant information is only shared with those who have a business need-to-know. Human…

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy and Title IX Notification

Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring…

Faculty Childbirth/Adoption Policy

For full-time members of the faculty The philosophical basis of this policy is the following: Adoption, pregnancy, childbirth and recovery, and the substantial care required by an infant during the first year of life…

Family and Medical Leave Policy

Under the College's Family & Medical Leave policy, eligible members of the faculty and professional staff are entitled to an unpaid leave of absence, generally totaling up to 12 weeks in a 12 month…

Family Illness Days for Full-time Non-exempt Personnel

Eligibility Each full-time, non-exempt staff member is eligible to take up to three (3) days of paid leave per fiscal year, in the event he/she must care for an ill family member and doing…

Flexible Work Hours Policy

Purpose This Flexible Work Hours Policy is designed to provide members of the professional staff with reasonable flexibility in establishing their daily working hours so they are better able to balance the needs of…

Hiring Policy and Payment Procedures for Foreign Nationals

To ensure compliance with U.S. employment and immigration laws, the Associate Director, Human Resources must be contacted as soon as possible, at 291-4278, whenever: a department plans to bring a foreign national to campus…

Job Grade Policy for Non-exempt Positions

Purpose The purpose of this job grade policy is to help assure internal equity and consistency in rates of pay among positions classified as "non-exempt". This job grade policy provides a method for objectively…

Job Posting or Internal Transfer Policy

Position Postings Vacant professional staff positions are generally posted on the Human Resources web site (www.fandm.edu/jobs). Members of the professional staff who are interested in a vacant, posted position and possess the necessary qualifications…

Leave of Absence due to Childbirth and Adoption Policy/Flexible Work Schedules Following Birth or Adoption

The College offers various options when a member of the faculty or professional staff wishes to take time off work due to childbirth or adoption, as summarized below. Additionally, reasonable flexibility with work schedules…

Mandated Reporters Policy

for faculty, professional staff, and contracted service providers This document is intended to outline the College’s policy regarding “mandated reporters.” It explains briefly the meaning and purpose of mandated reporters, outlines the legal context,…

Military Leave - USERRA Policy

Eligibility Members of the Uniformed Services are entitled to certain rights regarding seniority, status, pay, and fringe benefits should it become necessary to take a leave of absence for Service. Under the Uniformed Services…

Moving Expense Reimbursement Policy

Eligibility The College will provide reimbursement for eligible moving expenses, up to the maximum dollar amounts listed below, to newly appointed full-time, tenure-track faculty and full-time professional staff who must relocate their primary residence…