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Location and schedule options

Work remotely some or all days

Some work could take place off-site for all or part of the workweek on a regular basis.

Adjust your schedule

You may be able to set your regular schedule earlier, later or compress your work week.

Flex time on occasion

Take appointments as long as you make up your missed work time within the same week.

Reduced hours options

Reduce your hours for a season

Working less during summer and winter while keeping benefits may be an option.

Take seasonal unpaid leave

Full-week increments of leave during defined summer and winter periods may be possible.

Phase into retirement

Explore easing into retirement by reducing hours over time.

Phase back to full-time from leave

After extended leave for any reason, including childbirth, you could return part-time at first.

Updates

November 16, 2020 Reduced hours and unpaid leave options extended through August 28, 2021

As part of our earlier COVID-19 response, we extended the eligible seasonal periods for reduced hours and unpaid leave to include fall 2020 and now we're including spring 2021.

July 31, 2020 UK Temporary Remote Playbooks for Supervisors and Employees

As remote work remains an important public health strategy during the pandemic and our Coronavirus (COVID-19) response, we created a go-to guide to help you sustain working from home.

May 5, 2020 Reduced hours and unpaid leave options for summer and winter now also available for fall

As part of our COVID-19 response, the newly extended eligible period to request reduced hours or unpaid leave is April 17, 2020 through December 31, 2020.

April 2, 2020 Temporary remote work during COVID-19 response

Allow staff to work remotely on a temporary basis when it makes sense based on their job responsibilities and the university’s operational needs.

From our blog

June 23, 2021 How to make a hybrid option work for everyone Azetta Beatty, MS

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June 22, 2021 Potential challenges for your hybrid schedule Azetta Beatty, MS

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For supervisors

July 13, 2020 Managing remote workers Natalie Lindgren

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April 2, 2020 Checklist for when your team starts remote work Azetta Beatty, MS

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For business officers

August 7, 2020 How to administer seasonal unpaid leave or reduced hours Azetta Beatty, MS

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June 19, 2020 How to administer phased retirement Terri Kanatzar

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