Four-Day Summer Work Week 2009

The College of Staten Island will officially be closed on Fridays beginning the week of Monday, June 22, 2009 through Friday, August 7, 2009. All staff members (except those groups identified below*) will work Mondays through Thursdays during this period from 8:00am through 5:30pm, with a ¾-hour lunch break. 

The Independence Day holiday will be observed on Friday, July 3, 2009.  During that week staff shall have four regular seven-hour days on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. The four-day work week will resume on Monday, July 6, 2009. 

The following categories of staff will participate in the four-day summer work week: 

  • Executive Compensation Plan titles
  • Non-Teaching Instructional titles
  • Classified titles
  • College Assistants may be assigned to a schedule during the four-day work week that meets the needs of the department. College Assistants are paid only for hours worked. 

Staff members who are unable, or who do not wish, to work the extended day will be given the option of working four regular days each week during this period and charge the remaining day against available annual leave accruals.  Those employees must have six (6) annual leave days available by June 30, 2009. Written requests must be submitted to the employee’s supervisor for approval and then to Human Resources no later than June 2, 2009.  Under no circumstances may staff work a schedule other than the four-day work week, Monday through Thursday, 8:00am through 5:30pm without written approval from their supervisor and Human Resources. 

Use of annual leave or sick leave for four days will result in a charge of five days. Three or fewer days will result in a charge of 8¾ hours for each day not worked. 

*The following groups of employees will continue to work a five-day work week during this period: 

  • Buildings and Grounds titles covered by the Blue Collar Agreement
  • 220 Titles, includes skilled trades titles
  • Public Safety classified titles 

If you should have any questions, please contact Diane Nicolassy at 718.982.2375.

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