Western Organization for Women

Resources: Flexible Scheduling

Caregivers and parents may need flexibility in their work schedules. The options for flexible scheduling vary, depending on the employee’s job category at WIU.

Flexible Scheduling for Faculty:

Unit A faculty
Article 18.14 of the UPI Agreement
Unit B faculty
Article 32.1 of the UPI Agreement

Flexible Scheduling for ASPs:

Article 32.2

Flexible Scheduling for Civil Service

Work schedules for Civil Service employees are determined within the Department, so accommodations for caregiver needs could be made at the department level. See Civil Service Handbook

There are several other avenues for flexible scheduling described in the Civil Service Handbook

  1. Make-up Time
  2. Comp Time
  3. Flex Time Policy
  4. Flex Year Appointments

Some of WOW's Successes

Though these issues continue to require our attention, support, and advocacy, some of the ways WOW has made WIU a better place for all include:

  • Getting a dedicated Women's Studies program Degree Program
  • Documenting the need, advocating for, and raising the funds to establish a Women's Center
  • Establishing more equity on spending for the women's sports teams
  • Getting women's personal product bins in women's bathrooms
  • Advocating for more representation in administrative decision-making positions on campus
  • A Landmark study on salary equity
  • WIU's Parental Leave benefits
  • Dedicated Lactation Rooms on campus

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