STEP 4: Review required notices
As a new staff employee, you are required to review the following policy summaries. To read the full policy, click the policy name or number below.
Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) (HR-05-20)
FMLA is a federal law that entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons with continuation of group health insurance coverage under the same terms and conditions as if the employee had not taken leave. The FMLA allows up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave in a 12-month period.
Non-Discrimination / Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action (UA-01)
Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Discrimination, Harassment and Sexual Misconduct (UA-03)
Indiana University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status (“protected classes”) in matters of admission, employment, housing, services, and in its educational programs and activities. The policy governs the university’s response to all forms of discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct. Such behaviors are unacceptable under Indiana University policy. (See UA-01—Non-Discrimination/Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action.)
Substance-Free Workplace (HR-07-60)
IU prohibits unlawful activities and use of controlled substances on university premises or while conducting university business off university premises.
Conflicts of Interest and Commitment (UA-17)
Conflicts of interest should be avoided where possible, or otherwise disclosed and managed. Employees have a responsibility to immediately disclose any real or potential conflicts of interest. It is also the policy of Indiana University that employees devote their university work activities to official functions of the university; use university resources only in the interest of the university; not engage in ghost employment; and, not allow external activities to impede the fulfillment of university responsibilities.
Americans with Disabilities Act Policies (UA-02)
Indiana University is committed to maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment across all of its campuses. IU provides reasonable accommodations in the form of reasonable modifications to policies, practices, or procedures in order to make its services, programs, and activities accessible to qualified individuals with disabilities unless the modification would fundamentally alter the nature of a university service, program, or activity.
Whistleblower Protection (UA-04)
This policy protects IU employees who make a good faith disclosure of suspected wrongful conduct. Those who have knowledge of specific acts that are reasonably believed to violate the law or university policy must disclose those acts to an appropriate IU official.
Sanctions for Non-Compliance with Covid-19 Directives (UA-21)
To promote the health and safety of the entire campus community while continuing to provide educational services, conduct research, provide clinical services, and perform other aspects of the IU mission, all employees are required to comply with the measures described in the Community Responsibility Acknowledgement, IU’s Return to Campus Guidelines, and all other applicable university and campus guidance or directions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.