Employee Tornado Assistance

November 26, 2013

As a result of the recent storms in Central Illinois, hourly and salaried employees who were directly affected with loss or damage to their home or need to assist immediate family* with loss or damage to their homes, the University will provide up to 10 days (80 hours) of time off with pay in addition to vacation and other existing time allowances. 

This should be coordinated with and reported to your supervisor and/or HR as appropriate. This provision is retroactive to 11/17/13.  Hourly employees should code their time card "SD" (storm day) for days/hours used. These days off are available for use until 5/31/14. For questions please contact Human Resource Department at 677-3223.

*Immediate family shall include: brother, brother -in-law, child, daughter-in-law, father, father-in-law, grandchild, grandparent, grandparent-in-law, legal guardian, mother, mother-in-law, sister, sister-in law, son-in-law, spouse and stepchild.