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Valencia Policy Spotlight: Vacation Leave

In an effort to support supervisors in effectively leading their teams, this column offers additional guidance, information and resources regarding Valencia’s policies. Leslie Golden, associate general counsel, provides an in-depth look at the policy background information, as well as key updates and tips for the practical use and application of the policy. Featured Policy: Vacation Leave, […]

If My Job Is Or Becomes Non-Exempt, Why Can’t I Teach at ...

A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President of Organizational Development and Human Resources Throughout last month’s Total Rewards Meetings, which featured information about the recent Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) changes and the ruling’s impact on Valencia, many thoughtful questions surfaced. One of those questions was: “If my job is or becomes non-exempt, why can’t I […]

Valencia Invites Feedback on FLSA-Driven Policy Changes:...

In response to the new Department of Labor (DOL) Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations passed over the summer, Valencia is making necessary adjustments to be in compliance with the new mandates before Thursday, December 1, 2016. As explained in the Total Rewards meetings held during September, Valencia is using the changes as a catalyst […]

Valencia Invites Feedback on FLSA-Driven Policy Changes:...

In response to the new Department of Labor (DOL) Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations passed earlier this summer, Valencia is making necessary adjustments to be in compliance with the new mandates before Thursday, December 1, 2016. As explained in the Total Rewards Meetings, which are being hosted through Friday, September 30, 2016, Valencia is […]

Valencia Invites Feedback on FLSA-Driven Policy Changes

In response to the new Department of Labor (DOL) Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations passed earlier this summer, Valencia is making necessary adjustments to stay in compliance with the new mandates before Thursday, December 1, 2016. As explained in the Total Rewards Meetings, which are being hosted through Friday, September 30, 2016, Valencia is using […]

Valencia Policy Spotlight: Discrimination, Harassment...

In an effort to support supervisors in effectively leading their teams, this column offers additional guidance, information and resources regarding Valencia’s policies. Each month, Leslie Golden, associate general counsel, showcases one policy and provides an in-depth look at the policy background information, as well as key updates and tips for the practical use and application of the […]

Professional Staff, Career Staff Designations a Thing of...

A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President of Organizational Development and Human Resources Today, I will host the first of 15 open forums — Total Rewards Meetings — to share changes in our staff salary system and policies in response to new Department of Labor (DOL) Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations. The new regulations, passed earlier this […]

Protecting Student Privacy Through FERPA: Understanding...

You’re in a hurry to hand back tests so you can proceed with your lessons. Instead of tediously passing back the exams one by one, you lay them out on a table — asking students to retrieve their graded papers from the table containing the entire class’ work. You feel that your students are respectful […]

Valencia Policy Spotlight: Employee Dispute Resolution

In an effort to support supervisors in effectively leading their teams, this column offers additional guidance, information and resources regarding Valencia’s policies. Each month, Leslie Bissinger Golden, associate general counsel, showcases one policy and provides an in-depth look at the policy background information, as well as key updates and tips for the practical use and […]

How to Manage Employee Separations

While sometimes it’s hard to say goodbye to employees, it’s important to ensure that proper protocol is followed for employee separations, whether they are due to an employee resigning or retiring, or a contract not being renewed. In any of these situations, supervisors need to follow a similar set of steps. The following steps outline the process […]