Employee Initiated Reduction in Time (ERIT) Program

The University offers the Employee-initiated Reduction in Time (ERIT) Program to enable eligible career staff (except Senior Management Group members) to voluntarily reduce their working time and corresponding pay. Eligible employees may begin to sign up for ERIT immediately. This program has been extended from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2017. Learn more about the sunsetting of the ERIT program.

Telecommuting Safety Checklist

Safety Checklist for Telecommuters

The following checklist is recommended for use by each telecommuter in organizing an alternate work site. The telecommuter should review this checklist with his/her supervisor prior to the start of telecommuting, and they are encouraged to work together to ensure the safety of the alternate work site.

Telecommuting Guidelines

Telecommuting Guidelines

  1. A telecommuting agreement should be voluntary. No employee should be required to telecommute.
  2. The arrangement must be in the best interests of the university. It should benefit--or at least not cause significant problems--for the department as well as the employee. In evaluating benefits to the department, these are some factors to consider:
    • Does the nature of the work lend itself to telecommuting?