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Draft Policies and Procedures Posted for Comment

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Proposed Presidential Policy on
Anti-Discrimination

Applies To: All University employees as well as undergraduate, graduate, and professional students (“students”), and third parties. The Policy applies at all University campuses, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Medical Centers, the Office of the President, Agriculture and Natural Resources, and to all University programs and activities.
 

Brief Description: This proposed UC policy addresses the University’s responsibilities and procedures related to Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation, as defined in this policy (together, “Prohibited Conduct”) in order to ensure an equitable and inclusive education and employment environment. This Policy defines Prohibited Conduct and explains the administrative procedures the University uses to resolve reports of such conduct.

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April 21, 2023

 
 

Proposed  Presidential Policy on Developing and Maintaining Presidential Policies (“Policy on Policies”)

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Applies To: This proposed UC policy applies to all University locations and offices reviewing, developing, and revising Presidential Policies.
 

Brief Description: This UC policy describes the approval process and the rules and responsibilities for the development, revision, and rescission of Presidential Policies. A Presidential Policy is a governing directive that mandates or constrains actions; usually applies to all UC locations; ensures compliance with laws and regulations, enhances UC's mission, promotes operational efficiencies, and/or reduces exposure; endures from one administration to the next; and receives approval by the President upon recommendation from the Policy Advisory Committee (PAC) and the Policy Steering Committee (PSC).

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March 15, 2023

 
 

Extended Review
of
Revised Presidential Policy on Vaccination Programs

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Applies To: All University of California locations and faculty, academic personnel, staff, trainees, students, and others accessing University facilities and programs.
 

Brief Description: This UC policy primarily consolidates the University’s existing systemwide vaccination requirements other than the Student Immunization Policy into a single document.

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January 30, 2023

 
 

Proposed Revised PPSM 2.210
Absence from Work

Pay for Family Care and Bonding Enhancement

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Applies To: Positions in the Professional & Support Staff, Managers & Senior Professionals, and Senior Management Group Members personnel programs.
 

Brief Description: This UC policy has been updated to increase the pay calculation for Pay for Family Care and Bonding from 70 percent to 100 percent of an employee’s eligible earnings. The increase is planned for implementation on January 1, 2023.

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November 11, 2022
 
 

Proposed Revised Presidential Policy on Sustainable Practices

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Applies To: All Campuses, Health Locations, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
 

Brief Description: This UC policy establishes goals in 12 areas of sustainable practices: green building, clean energy, climate protection, transportation, sustainable operations, zero waste, procurement, foodservice, water, health care, performance assessment, and health and well-being. 

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January 30, 2023
 
 

Revised Presidential Policy on Vaccination Programs

 

Applies To: All University of California locations and faculty, academic personnel, staff, trainees, students, and others accessing University facilities and programs.
 

Brief Description: This UC policy primarily consolidates the University’s existing systemwide vaccination requirements other than the Student Immunization Policy into a single document.

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December 14, 2022

 
 

Revised UC Merced Interim Procedure on Assurance of Laboratory Safety Compliance

 

Applies To: All Principal Investigators (PI's) and anyone working in a UC Merced laboratory. 
 

Brief Description: The purpose of this procedure is to assure a healthy and safe working environment in UC Merced laboratories for all members of the campus community by outlining minimum safety procedural requirements. This procedure also establishes procedural requirements for preventing and correcting deficiencies including issues of non-compliance.

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July 29, 2022
 
 
This has also been
submitted to the
Academic Senate
for consultation
in Fall 2022