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9.81 – Employee Recognition

PART 1: RULE STATEMENT New Mexico State University recognizes the most important and valuable asset any organization has is its employees. In appreciation for the dedication and accomplishments of staff members, the Employee Recognition Program (ERP) is established to reward and recognize those who demonstrate the professionalism and behaviors consistent with the mission of NMSU…
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10.01 – Due Process

Due process opportunities are available to all regular employees. These policies and procedures are designed to provide an objective consideration of employee grievances. Employees are provided peer group representation on review boards and committees in order to ensure fair and impartial hearings of their complaints. Within each appeal procedure, notice is given as to who…
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10.10 – Staff Disciplinary Action/Involuntary Termination

PART 1: INABILITY TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS A supervisor may, after having obtained the approval of the appropriate dean/vice president and the director of Employee and Labor Relations, require an employee to be examined by a medical doctor (or other health provider) for the purpose of determining the employee’s ability to perform essential job…
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10.20 – Staff Grievances/ Disciplinary Appeals

  PART 1: HOSTILE WORK/ACADEMIC ENVIRONMENT A hostile environment claim may be based on offensive conduct or behavior that is sufficiently severe and/or pervasive to create an abusive work/academic environment or related activities. See below for definition.   PART 2: NONDISCRIMINATION-BASED HARASSMENT The university prohibits any unlawful practice of harassment in work place, classroom environments,…
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14.05 – Administrative Office Hours

Subject to exceptions as authorized by the campus president, all NMSU administrative offices will remain open to serve constituents during the standard business hours of  Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with an optional closure of offices from 12 noon to 1 p.m. for the lunch break. Most offices will close on…
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16.65 – Drug and Alcohol Free University Community

The university is a recipient of federal grants and contracts in excess of $100,000 and is subject to the provisions of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the special Drug-Free Workforce rules promulgated by the Department of Defense, and the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act. The Board of Regents has directed the Chancellor to…
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16.77 – Children in the Workplace

Students, staff, faculty, and administrators can expect to attend and teach class, or complete work or research in laboratories, libraries, offices, and other workplaces with a minimum of distractions or interruptions. Consequently, the following regulations have been established, and will be enforced by the appropriate dean or administrative supervisor, to ensure that an appropriate academic…
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