Policies & Procedures

PPSM: Compensatory Time Off Form

Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) describes how overtime will be compensated. Policy 32, Overtime (Non-Exempt Employees Only), Section C.4 states that overtime will be compensated either by pay or by Compensatory Time Off (CTO) if the department offers CTO.

PPSM Layoff Resource Information

The following material provides key information regarding Policy 60, Layoff and Reduction in Time from Professional and Support Career Positions July 1, 2003 covering non-represented employees. Please remember to read this entire policy as well as the Berkeley Campus Implementing Procedures Policy 60, which supplements Policy 60 when you are considering a layoff or reduction in time.

Telecommuting Policy

Telecommuting Policy for Staff Employees

Telecommuting is one of many flexible work arrangements that campus departments may establish for their staff in order to enable them to achieve a more successful balance between work responsibilities and family life. (Other examples include flexible schedules, part-time and partial-year appointments, job sharing, alternate work days, and alternate work weeks.)

Notice of Policy Changes (PPSM)

From time to time, changes are made to PPSM at a systemwide or local level. When these changes are proposed or enacted, we will notify you of them here.

Personnel Policies & Procedures

There are many policies that govern the way we work and our relationship with the University; some are systemwide, and are implemented on all the UC campuses throughout the state. Others are specific to UC Berkeley.

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.

Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM)

Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) are systemwide policies and procedures issued by the Office of the President. PPSM apply to all staff employees whose positions are not otherwise governed by a collective bargaining agreement (e.g., labor contract).