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Additional Options for Paid Leave During COVID-19

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources In March, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law and provides additional options for paid leave in response to COVID-19 through Thursday, December 31, 2020. The FFCRA makes available Emergency Paid Sick Leave  (EPSL), which provides up to two weeks […]

Temporary Emergency Leave with Pay

Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 1 p.m. A Message from Amy Bosley, Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that individuals who feel sick should stay home to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Many of our colleagues either do not accrue paid sick leave or, for various reasons, are […]

Tips from Payroll — Overtime and Banked Holiday

A Message from Bettie Cooper, Director, Payroll Services  As we approach Spring Break and you enjoy your time off, I just want to take a moment to review the overtime and banked holiday processes. Overtime Overtime is earned when a non-exempt employee works more than 40.0 hours in a week (Sunday through Saturday). Hours worked include: […]

Planning for Leave Around the Holidays

With the holidays around the corner, soon you may receive an influx of leave requests as employees wish to extend their holiday breaks. To accommodate requests fairly across your team, you may consider proactively requesting that your team members submit their intended leave requests now through the Request and Manage My Leave System, so you […]

Education and Professional Development Leave Available...

Eligible full-time staff and administrators have a new employee benefit — Education and Professional Development leave. This new program provides paid leave to foster learning opportunities for eligible full-time administrators, non-instructional exempt employees and non-exempt employees to support Valencia’s mission and enhance the individual’s future contributions to Valencia. The types of activities that may warrant […]

Part-Time Employees Required to Submit Certificate of...

From the desk of Tom Keller, Director, Benefits As of today, Monday, October 27, 2014, all part-time employees must submit a certificate of absence (COA) for Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), military or court-related leave in the Request and Manage My Leave system in Atlas. This change will allow Valencia to properly track leave […]

Announcing the 2014 Sick Leave Pool Board of Directors

In March 2014, all members of the Sick Leave Pool were prompted to nominate and elect new representatives for the 2014 Sick Leave Pool Board of Directors. The board consists of three career service members, three faculty members and three administrative/professional employees. One new member in each category is elected annually. The winners of this […]

Employee Relations Pathways: Conversations about Breaks...

From your Employee Relations Team As a supervisor, you create work schedules geared toward fulfilling the needs of those we serve, while at the same time providing reasonable accommodations to your employees, which supports the culture of a healthy work-life balance at Valencia. But, what happens when the employee does not follow the schedule or […]

Valencia’s New Online Leave System – A Sneak Peek

Are you curious about the look and navigation of the new online leave system? Our human resources (HR) team is working to make the transition to the new system seamless for you. Now available in Valencia EDGE, you can access videos that will give you a “sneak peek” into the new leave request system, as […]

Save the Date – Supervisor Summit: July 19, 2013

Mark your calendar, and plan to join your colleagues at the next Supervisor Summit on Friday, July 19 at the Criminal Justice Institute (CJI) auditorium. This event is designed especially for Valencia supervisors and is sure to be a wonderful resource. Topics at this Supervisor Summit include: Valencia EDGE Schedule – Learn about the latest […]