Beginning Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, the UNO campus will be closed until Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, due to the annual holiday closedown.
Prior to the closedown, all employees must submit their benefits time no later than Thursday, Dec. 19.
This year, employees will need to request both floating holiday time as well as vacation time, or leave without pay, utilizing the following schedule:
Monday, Dec. 23 - Holiday Closedown in lieu of President's Day
Tuesday, Dec. 24 - Holiday Closedown in lieu of Arbor Day
Wednesday, Dec. 25 - Holiday Closedown
Thursday, Dec. 26 - Holiday Closedown in lieu of Columbus Day
Friday, Dec. 27 - Holiday Closedown in lieu Veteran's Day
Monday, Dec. 30 - Holiday Closedown taken as vacation leave or leave without pay
Tuesday, Dec. 31 - Holiday Closedown taken as vacation leave or leave without pay
Wednesday, Jan. 1 – Holiday Closedown
Salaried employees should:
Submit floating holidays and vacation time through the Employee Self Service tool. Do not submit any leave time for Christmas Day or New Year's Day because the system manages these days. If you need to request time off without pay (UNPL), please contact Payroll or your department’s business manager no later than Dec. 19.
Biweekly employees should:
Electronic time clock users:
The system or business manager will record Christmas, New Year’s, floating, vacation, DOFF (time without pay) and compensatory time.
ESS Record Working Time users:
You will need to record hours as normally done for the electronic timesheet. Benefit eligible users will need to continue to record in the electronic timesheet vacation, holiday and floaters as desired.
Paper timesheet users:
Floating, vacation, administrative leave, Christmas and New Year’s days must be recorded on timesheets. (Employees should use the “request leave” link under their employee self-service tab to record floating holiday and vacation hours.) If an employee is taking time as unpaid, it should be recorded on his/her timesheet as DOFF.
For any questions, please contact Payroll at 402.554.2325.
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