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When an Alternative Schedule is Not Approved

Alternative scheduling is an option – not a right – for employees and supervisors, and the employees does not have the right to grieve the supervisor’s decision. If the request for an alternative schedule is not approved, the employee may contact the HRS Information Center to discuss the situation. Nonetheless, an employee should be able to expect serious consideration for any scheduling proposal based on the following:

  • A review of the workload of the department
  • The effect of the proposed schedule on other employees
  • The individual needs of the requesting employee

For More Information

If you are interested in learning more about alternate work schedules, contact the HRS Information Center for more information at 656-3150. Services that might be helpful include:

  • Assistance in determining staffing needs for your work unit
  • Appropriate alternative scheduling choices to meet the situation
  • Assistance in developing work agreements
  • Explanation of benefit eligibility for employees seeking alternative schedules

Last modified October 22 2013 12:02 PM