COVID

Using Paid Leave for Covid-19 Vaccination

To accommodate faculty and staff, the University System of Georgia (USG) temporarily reinstated the use of Non-Closure Emergency Leave for eligible employees receiving a Covid-19 vaccination. The policy is effective as of March 31, 2021 and will expire at the conclusion of the Public Health State of Emergency declared in the Governor’s Executive Order.

COVID-19 Guidance for Employees

  • Using Non-Closure Emergency Leave for Covid-19 Vaccination
    To accommodate faculty and staff, the University System of Georgia (USG) temporarily reinstated the use of Non-Closure Emergency Leave for eligible employees receiving a Covid-19 vaccination. The policy is effective as of March 31, 2021 and will expire at the conclusion of the Public Health State of Emergency declared in the Governor’s Executive Order. 
  • GTHR Return to Campus Manager's Tool Kit
    Georgia Tech continues to implement measures to mitigate and prevent the spread of Covid-19 for those employees who report to work in person. This guidance for managers and supervisors is designed to protect the health of employees and help ensure the well-being of the community. We have an obligation to ourselves and to each other to follow the recommended guidelines.The Covid-19 situation is fluid, and guidance will very likely change over time. Georgia Tech Human Resources is here to guide you through the changing landscape. 
  • New Paid Leave Provisions Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
    The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was recently passed and signed into law. This new legislation offers emergency paid sick leave and an expansion of Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) coverage for eligible employees effective April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.
  • Free COVID-19 Virtual Screenings for USG Employees
    All University System of Georgia (USG) employees are now eligible for free COVID-19 virtual screenings through Augusta University Health System’s AU Health Express Care app. 
  • Emergency Leave Procedures
    The USG issued Non-Closure Emergency Leave Procedures giving USG presidents the authority to allow Leave with Pay in situations where the institution remains open but with reduced operations during an emergency.
  • COVID-19 and USG Healthcare Plan and Other Benefit Resources​
    As the situation related to COVID-19 evolves, we want to make sure you are aware of the important benefits and resources available to you through the USG Benefits programs.
  • Teleworking Arrangements 
    This guidance is for supervisors, employees and departments and is designed to help set up temporary remote work arrangements quickly and successfully.

HR News

  • Values-Based Learning is Here!

    WLPD is launching the 2021 Learning Resource Guide and it's themed to correspond with our values. As you browse the catalog, you will find a robust suite of learning and development opportunities that are categorized to fall under each of our nine organizational values.

  • Georgia Tech Human Resources Offers Training for Values-Based Goal Setting

    Georgia Tech Human Resources has developed a values-based goal setting template that reinforces the connection of our behaviors to our Institute’s values.  

    To ensure employees are aware of the changes to the template and comfortable crafting their goals for 2021, Georgia Tech Human Resources (GTHR) invites staff members to participate in a virtual training session on Thursday, April 22

  • The Future of Work at Georgia Tech

    While the Institute is planning to restore normal occupancy in residence halls, classrooms, and laboratories, many employees are asking what "normal" means for employee offices, cubicles, and other workspaces. What is the new normal for employees?