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Work Rules

Work rules provide guidance on expectations for workplace conduct. Violations of work rules, the Collective Bargaining Agreement, departmental procedures, OHIO University policies or examples of poor work behavior may result in discipline up to and including termination. 

Read the Work Rules in their entirety

Facilities and Auxiliaries Attendance Policy

All employees matter and are vital to accomplish the mission of the Facilities and Auxiliaries Division. Employees are encouraged to be present at work to perform their professional functions and responsibilities. Employees who are unable to report to work must notify their supervisor in accordance to the rules stated in the work rules document noted above.  An employee who uses 88 hours paid sick leave hour in a backward view rolling 12 month period, excluding the exceptions stated in the policy, will be counseled. Any employee who utilizes more than 120 hours of paid sick leave in a backward view rolling 12 month period, not attributable to any of the exceptions stated in the policy, will be subject to corrective/disciplinary action up to and including termination. When corrective/disciplinary action is taken, it will be applied progressively and consistently in accordance with sound management practice and OHIO University procedures.

Good Work Behavior and Efficient Service

The continued employment of all employees shall be during good work behavior and efficient service. No employee shall be suspended or terminated except for incompetency, inefficiency, dishonesty, intoxication, under the influence of drugs of abuse, immoral conduct, insubordination, and discourteous treatment of the public, neglect of duty, violation of University rules or any other failure of good behavior, Article 33(A), Discipline, of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Drug and Alcohol Use

All Ohio University employees are expected to abide by Article 43, Alcohol and Other Drugs, of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and Ohio University Policy 41.133. An employee found to be illegally possessing or using alcohol or other drugs, or being under the influence of such, shall be subject to appropriate sanctions.

Sexual Misconduct, Relationship Violence and Stalking

Ohio University prohibits sexual misconduct, relationship violence, and stalking in any of its employment situations or educational programs and activities outlined in Ohio University Policy 03.004.

Workplace Violence

As outlined in Ohio University Policy 41.135, Ohio University is committed to maintaining a safe, violence-free workplace and will not tolerate threats, or violent behavior of any kind by any Ohio University employee upon any faculty member, staff member, students, or visitors. Ohio University employees are not permitted to commit acts of prohibited behaviors (outlined in the policy) at any time on or off duty.