Gov. James Gilmore has authorized 11Ž2 days to be added to the
state's December holiday schedule, in addition to the four hours
added in November. At the University, the extra leave will be
observed in the academic division as 16 hours of compensatory
leave granted to classified salaried employees and research assistants.
hours were credited Nov. 23. Four more hours will be credited
effective Dec. 22 and eight more effective Dec. 30. General faculty
may take 12 hours' leave at the discretion of their managers.
employees must work on a designated holiday (Dec. 23, 24, 27,
31 and Jan. 3), compensatory leave will be awarded. The compensatory
leave must be used within 12 months of the date earned.
will be open for business Dec. 28 through 30. Managers have been
asked to give maximum consideration to employee preference for
the additional leave while ensuring that offices are adequately
staffed and service to the public is not disrupted.
additional leave does not apply to Medical Center employees.