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CARE AND CONDOLENCE Rule

Approved By and Date:Executive Leadership Team
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1. In an effort to ensure consistency in the acknowledgement of events in the life of full-time and permanent part-time employees the following guidelines will be observed:

A.  Marriage- An appropriate card will be sent upon the occasion of the marriage of the employee.

B.   Birth- Upon the occasion of the birth of a child to an employee, a floral acknowledgement not to exceed $50 will be sent to the hospital or home. At the discretion of the employee, however, a donation in a like amount may be directed to a charity of the employee’s choice.

C.    Extended Illness- In the event of an accident to an employee or hospital stay lasting two or more days, a floral acknowledgement or appropriate gift not to exceed $50 will be sent to the hospital or home. At the discretion of the employee, however, a donation in a like amount may be directed to a charity of the employee’s choice.

D.    In the event of the death of an employee, spouse, child, mother, father, sister, brother (or any other family member residing in the employee’s household), a floral acknowledgement not to exceed $100 will be made. At the discretion of the employee/family, however, a donation in a like amount may be directed to a charity of the employee’s/family’s choice.

E.    Upon notification of the death of other family members of an employee (to include brother-in-law, sister-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, mother-in-law, father-in-law, grandmother, grandfather, grandson, granddaughter, stepmother, and stepfather), a card of sympathy or note of condolence will be forwarded to the employee. Upon notification, a card of condolence will be forwarded to the family of a deceased, retired employee.

F.    It is the responsibility of the supervisor of the employee for whom an acknowledgement of care or condolence is to be made to notify the Executive Aide to the President. In the absence of the Executive Aide to the President, notification should be directed to the Human Resources Director. This will eliminate any duplication or exclusion of employee care or condolence on the part of the College in adhering to above outlined rules. It is also the responsibility of the supervisor of the employee to notify coworkers and other employees when deemed appropriate.

G.    Board of Trustees: Acknowledgements of care or condolence for members of the Board of Trustees will adhere to the guidelines established for the employees of the College.

H.    College Foundation Board of Directors and Friends of the College: Acknowledgements of care of condolence for the College Foundation Board of Directors and friends of the College (individuals who excelled in their support of the College) will be made at the discretion of the President of the College. Upon notification, a card of condolence or other appropriate response will be forwarded to the to the family of a deceased former foundation director or friend of the college at the discretion of the President of the College.