Dartmouth recognizes of the beginning of the school year and the potential cases of COVID in our area and has established additional paid time off as a way to reduce family stress through the remainder of the calendar year.
In recognition of the beginning of the school year and the potential cases of COVID in our area, Dartmouth has established the following to reduce family stress during this time.
Other Lost Time may be used for any regular employee's previously scheduled hours up to a maximum of 10 days total by December 31, 2021, for the following:
If the employee is able to work remotely with relatively self-sufficient dependents or household members at home due to COVID-19 disruptions, they should establish an alternate work arrangement with their supervisor.
Note on Documentation: A "doctor's note" or documentation of illness or dependent care responsibilities will not be required, except in very rare cases where abuse of paid sick/dependent care time is suspected. It is assumed that Dartmouth employees are honest and trustworthy in their dealings with each other and Dartmouth.