Policies & Procedures

Dual Appointments - UC Berkeley Local Procedures

Dual Appointments - UC Berkeley Local Procedures


Dual appointments are rare; they are only permitted on an exception basis, provided that all the required criteria are met, including approvals coordinated through Central HR Policy and Practice.

Dual appointments (on the Berkeley campus) occur when a staff employee who holds a staff position and:

Takes on additional time in the employee's home department, but in a different job than the employee's primary appointment; or Takes on an additional appointment in another department...

Model Telecommuting Agreement

This agreement specifies the conditions applicable to an arrangement for performing work at an alternate work site on a regular basis. The supervisor/manager and employee should go over the model agreement together and keep copies for departmental and employee records.

Telecommuting Guidelines

Telecommuting Guidelines A telecommuting agreement should be voluntary. No employee should be required to telecommute. 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?

Jobs that entail working alone or working with equipment that can be kept at the alternate work site are often suitable for telecommuting. Examples:...

Carrie Ann Colton

Title: Employee & Labor Relations Director


Email: cacolton@berkeley.edu

Reduced Fee Enrollment Program

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A regular status employee who meets the admission requirements of the University is eligible for two-thirds reduction of both the University Registration Fee and the Educational Fee when enrolled in regular session courses of up to nine units or three courses per quarter or semester, whichever provides the greater benefit to the employee. Full fees will be assessed when an eligible employee's...

PPSM 70 Complaint Form


All employees covered by the Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) are eligible to file a formal staff compliant pursuant to PPSM 70, except employees in current and former per diem positions, Managers and Senior Professionals (MSP) appointed to salary grades VIII and IX, and employees who voluntarily separate or retire from the University. A former PSS employee separated by layoff who is eligible for recall or preference for reemployment as provided in PPSM 60 (Layoff and Reduction in...

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.

For more information and to request CTO, please see the...

Background Check: Notification Process

This page describes the sequence in which departments and subjects will be notified by the University of California Police Department (UCPD) of the results of background checks for sensitive positions.

When the background check finds no record of convictions: UCPD notifies the relevant department at once so that the hire or other personnel action may be completed. UCPD notifies the individual that he or she has passed the background check and is cleared for employment in the position. When the background check finds a record of convictions: UCPD first...

Developing Telecommuting Proposal

Developing a Proposal for a Telecommuting Agreement Determine what arrangement would best meet your needs: Where do you propose to work (home, alternate site)? What schedule would you like (days and hours on campus, days and hours at telecommuting site)? Which of your duties do you propose to perform at the telecommuting site? Which do you propose to perform in the department? If only a minor adjustment can be made to your work arrangements, what adjustment would be most valuable to you? (Examples: telecommute one day a week; be available to come in on short notice; suspend telecommuting...