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New and Recently Revised Policies and Procedures

UCR Proposed Curtailment Program

Flu Vaccine Updates

COVID-19 - Policy Updates

  • COVID-19 Related Leaves and Job Protection Guidance for Policy-Covered and Represented Staff Employees - Revised 10.13.2020. The SHR COVID-19 guidance  has been updated along with the EPSL/EFML forms.
  • The UCR Covid-19 Staff Q & A is a resource for UCR staff to get information and policy updates regarding the campus impact from the COVID-19 including: Paid Administrative Leave, Telecommuting/Parking and Students and Other Part-Time Employees.

Recent UCOP and UCR HR policy updates:

On April 21, 2020, UCOP released revisions to the following policies and guidelines:

On September 16, 2019, UCOP released the revised BFB-RMP-7, Protection of Administrative Records Containing Personally identifiable Information policy. The policy revision was undertaken to eliminate policies that are no longer needed; clarify the roles of Privacy Officials, Records Management Coordinators, and Information Practices Coordinators; and align policy with the UC Statement of Privacy Values. Additionally, the revisions align RMP-7 with the newly revised IS-3, Electronic Information Security Policy, which covers all electronic information that needs to be secured.

Effective, May 16, 2019, the University of California revised Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM)-63: Investigatory Leave to clarify the responsibilities of both the employee and university during the investigatory leave process. The policy was also reformatted with the addition of two new sections: Section III.B - Circumstances When Investigatory Leave May Be Warranted and Section III.C - Written Notice.

UCR Campus Policy 650-85: Volunteer (without salary) Appointments was revised on August 9, 2019.

Local Procedure 3: Types of Appointments (Limited) and Local Procedure 3: Types of Appointments (Partial-Year) were revised and published on March 22, 2019.

Local Procedure 3: Types of Appointments (Contracts) was revised and published on March 21, 2019.

Local Procedure 20: Recruitment and Promotion was updated and published on February 13, 2019 to include the following:

  • Organizational units will be authorized to approve limited appointments for a duration of less than three months or less than 500 hours in any 12 consecutive months. Units must ensure compliance and communication to departments and appointees regarding these parameters.
  • Limited appointments designated for a duration of less than three months or less than 500 hours in any 12 consecutive months are exempt from the requirement to competitively recruit.

UCR Policies and Procedures

In accordance with UCR Campus Policy Number: 350-11, HR will utilize HR News and ScotMemos to communicate proposed new policies and changes to existing University of California, Office of the President (UCOP) and University of California, Riverside (UCR) policies. Proposed and actual changes will also be posted on the Human Resources (HR) website at: