Index

14: Index

A · B · C · D · E · F · G · H · I · J · K · L · M · N · O · P · Q · R · S · T · U · V · W · X · Y · Z

A

AA - See Affirmative Action
Abandonment of position, 7.5
Absenteeism, 4.4.6
Absent without approved leave (AWOL), 10.1.1
ADA - See Americans with Disabilities Act
Address changes, 12
Adverse weather, 3.13
Affirmative Action (AA), 3.1
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 3.2
Annual leave, 10.1.1
   accrual schedule, 10.1.1
Athletics, 12
AWOL - See Absent without approved leave

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B

Behavior at work, 4.4.3
Benefits
   child care, 9.2, 12
   disability insurance, 9.3, 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information)
   education
      for employees, 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information)
      for spouses or domestic partners, children, 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information)
      taxability of, 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information)
   elder care, 9.2, 12
   flexible spending accounts, 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information)
   health insurance, 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information)
   life insurance, 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information)
   office location, 12
   retirement, 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information)
   social security, 9.3
   unemployment compensation, 9.5
   workers' compensation, 9.4
Benefits Division, 12. See also Benefits
Bereavement leave, 10.1.4
Bicycles, 13.1.4
Birthday leave, 10.1.7
Books and supplies,
   location, 12
Bookstore, 12, 13.2.1
Burns Law Library, 12, 13.5

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C

Carpool information, 12, 13.1.5
Catalogs for courses, 12
Child care
   counseling services, 9.2, 12
Children
   child care, 9.2
   educational benefits, 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information)
   sick leave for care of, 10.1.2
Class schedules, 12
Code Governing Librarians at the Melvin Gelman Library, The, 8.1
Collective bargaining agreements, 1, 8.5
College Retirement Equity Fund (CREF), 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information) 
Columbian College, 2
Communication
   employee.supervisor, 4.4.1.3
Compensation
   and Pay, 11.1
   eligibility for overtime pay, 11.2
   Department website, 9
   full-time positions, 1
   part-time positions, 1
   position classification plan, 3.6
Compensatory time, 11.3
Complaints and Resolutions, 6.2
Computer purchases, 12
Computer-related issues, 3.9
Computer supplies, equipment, 13.2.2
Conduct and work rules, 4.4.2
Conflict of Interest, 3.10
Conflict of Interest Questionnaire, 3.10
Corrective Action, 4.4.7
CREF - See College Retirement Equity Fund

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D

Dental services, 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information)
Development programs, 5
Dining, 13.4.1
Dining Services, 12
Disabilities
   employees with, 3.2
   temporary leave for, 10.2.1
   insurance for, 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information)
District of Columbia
   Parental Leave Act, 10.2.2
   Workers' Compensation Act, 9.4
Domestic Partners
   tuition benefits for, 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information)
Dorothy Betts Marvin Center Theatre, 13.3
Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (1989), 3.11
Drug-Free Workplace Act (1988), 3.11

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E

Educational benefits
   for employees, 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information)
   for spouses or domestic partners, children, 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information)
   taxability of, 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information)
   tuition exchange program, 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information)
EEO - See Equal Employment Opportunity
Elder care services, 9.2, 12
Elimination of position, 7.4
Emergency conditions, 3.13
Employment-at-will, 1, 8.1
Employee health (Medical Center), 12
Employee
   communication with supervisor, 4.4.1.3
   orientation, 4.1, 12
   records, 3.7
      viewing, updating, 3.7
Employee Relations Division
   complaints and resolutions, 6.1
   grievance procedures, 6.2
   office location, 12
Employee Training & Development (ETD)
   employee development and training programs, 5
   office location, 12
Employment
   abandonment of position, 7.5
   full-time positions, 1
   introductory period, 4.4.1.1, 7.6
   corrective action, 4.4.7
   part-time positions, 1
   position classification plan, 3.6
   leaving the university, 7
   work hours, 4.4.5
Employment Eligibility and Verification Form (I-9 Form), 3.5
   office location, 12
Entertainment, 13.3
Equal Employment Activities (EEA), 3.1
   grievance procedures, 6.2
   office location, 12
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), 3.1
Equipment
   unauthorized use of, 4.4.8
Escort services, security, 4.5.2
Evaluation of performance, 4.4.1.3
Exempt positions, 11.1
Exit interview, 7
Expiration of appointment, 7.3

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F

Faculty Code, 8.2
Faculty/Employee Assistance Program (F/EAP), 3.11, 6.3, 12
Faculty Handbook, 8.2
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 3.6.4
   and compensation policy, 11.1
Family and medical leave, 10.2.1
Family and Medical Leave Acts (FMLA), 10.2.1
Financial Procedures Handbook12
Fire safety, 4.5.4
Flexible spending accounts, 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information)
   Health Care, Dependent Care, 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external inforamtion)
FLSA - See Fair Labor Standards Act
FMLA - See Family and Medical Leave Acts
Full-time positions, 1

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G

Gelman Library, 12, 13.5
George Washington University, The
   history, 2
   mission, 2
   organization of, 2
   Website, 2
George Washington Police Department (GWPD), 4.5
George Washington University Health Plan (GWUHP), 9.1.1
Grievance procedures, 6.2
GWorld Card, 4.2 . See also Identification cards and dining, 13.4

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H

Handbook for Sponsored Programs, 8.3
Hazardous Materials Information, 12
Health insurance
   available health plans, 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information)
   dental services, 9.1.2
Health maintenance organizations (HMO), 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information)
Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library, 12, 13.5
Holiday leave, 10.1.6
Hours of Work, 4.4.5
Housing, 13.2.4
Human Resource Services. See Benefits Division; Employee Relations
HRIS Department, 3.7
   location, 12
Human Rights Act, 3.1

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I

I-9 Form - See Employment Eligibility and Verification Form
Identification cards, 4.2
Information security policy, 3.8
Information Technology, Division of (DIT), 3.9
   location, 12
   website, 3.9
Introductory employment period, 4.4.1.1
   and annual leave, 10.1.1
   and termination, 7.6
ITS - See Information Technology, Division of

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J

Jury duty, 10.1.5

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L

Leave programs
   absent without approved leave (AWOL) 10
   annual, 10.1.1
   bereavement, 10.1.4
   birthday, 10.1.7
   to care for dependents, 10.2.2
   family and medical, 10.2.1
   for court appearances, 10.1.5
   holidays, 10.1.6
   jury duty, 10.1.5
   leaves of absence, 10.2.4
   maternity, 10.2.4
   military duty, 10.2.3
   parental, 10.2.2
   sick leave, 10.1.2
   temporary disability, 10.2.1
Leaving the University, procedures, 7
Legal matters, 3.14
Libraries, 12, 13.5
Life insurance, 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information)
Lisner Auditorium, 13.3
Long-term disability insurance, 9.4.1
Lost and Found, 4.5, 12

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M

Marvin Center, 13.2.5
Maternity leave, 10.2.1
Meal periods, 4.4.5.1
Medical Center
   adverse weather, emergency conditions, 3.13
   computer learning programs, 5
   employee orientation, 4.1
   fire safety, 4.5.4
   grievance procedures, 6.2
   safety measures, 4.5.3
Metrobus, Metrorail, 13.1.3
Military duty leave, 10.2.3
Misconduct
   disciplinary procedures, 4.4.7

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N

Nonexempt positions, 11.1

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O

Orientation for new employees, 4.1, 12
Overtime, 11.2
Overtime pay, 11.2

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P

Parental leave, 10.2.1
Parental Leave Act, 10.2.2
Parking, 12, 13.1.1
Part-time positions, 1
Pay, 11.5
   compensatory time, 11.1
   overtime, 11.2
   pay procedures, 11.5
   Time Reporting System, 11.4
Paychecks
   direct deposit, 11.5
   lost, 11.6
   pickup, delivery, 11.5
Payroll Services, 12
Performance evaluation programs, 4.4.1.3
Personnel locator, 12
Police - See GW Police Department
Poor work performance/habits, 4.4.1.2, 7.7
Position classification plan, 3.6.1
Position-specific descriptions, 3.6
Probation periods, 4.4.1.1, 4.4.1.2

Q

Quality Management Resources (QMR) - See Employee Training and Development (ETD)

R

Recreation Center, 12
Recreation and Entertainment, 13.3
Religious accommodation, 3.4
Resident Manual, 6.2, 8.5
Resignations, 7.1
Resource guide, 12
Retirement, 7.2, 9.4
   eligibility for, 9.5.1
   plans, 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information)

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S

Safety, 4.5, 4.5.3, 13
Salary Review Program, 4.4.1.3
Security, 4.5.1, 12
   security escort services, 4.5.2
Select Preferred Provider Organization (PPO), 9.1
Self-evaluation, 4.4.1.3
Sexual harassment, 3.3
   reporting, 3.3
   response coordinator, 3.3, 6.2, 12
Shuttle services, 12, 13.1.2
Sick leave, 10.1.2
Smith Center, 12, 13.2.8
Smoking policy, 3.12
Social security, 9.8
Sponsored Research, office 12
Spouses
   sick leave for care of, 10.2.1
   tuition benefits for, 9 (see Benefits - link to external information)
Student Center, 12, 13.2.7
Student Handbook, 12
Substance abuse policy, 3.11
Supervisor's Guide for the use of Supervisory Staff13.104.4.1.48.112
Supplies, 12
   unauthorized use of, 4.4.8
Suspension, 4.4.7

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T

TACS - See Time Attendance Collection System
Tardiness, 4.4.6
TE - See Tuition Exchange, Inc.
Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD), 12
Temporary Disability
   insurance, 9.4.2
   leave, 10.2.1
Temporary positions, 1
Termination
   types of, 7
   work behavior, 4.4.3
Time and Attendance Collection System (TACS), 11.4
Time Reporting System (TRS), 11.4
Training information, 12
Training programs, 5
Transcripts, 12
Transfer probation periods, 4.4.1.1
   and termination, 7.6
Travel services, 13.2.3
TRS - See Time Reporting System
Tuition benefits, 5, 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information)  
Tuition Exchange, Inc. (TE), 9.1 (see Benefits - link to external information)

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U

Unemployment compensation, 9.5
Use of University equipment and supplies, 4.4.8

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V

Virginia Campus at Ashburn, Weather/Information Line, 3.13

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W

Weather. See Adverse weather
Wellness Program, 12, 13.2.7
Work
   behavior, 4.4.3
   conduct, 4.4.2
   hours, 4.4.5
   probation for poor performance/habits, 4.4.1.2
Workplace Attire, 4.4.4
Workers' compensation, 9.4
Workshop schedules, 12

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