Policy VII-9.14-GC

UMGC Policy on Improper Deductions for Exempt and Overseas Staff Employees

(Approved by UMGC President on July 1, 2017)

  1. Purpose and Applicability

    The purpose of this Policy is to prohibit improper deductions from employees. This Policy applies to Exempt and Overseas Staff employees.

  2. Improper Deductions

    Improper deductions may include, but are not limited to, the following:

    1. Deductions for less than full-day absence;

    2. Deductions when the employee is ready and able to work but work is not available; and

    3. Deductions when the employee appears for jury duty, attends court as a subpoenaed witness or is on temporary Military Leave.

    4. Employees who believe that there has been an improper deduction may file a grievance in accordance with the applicable grievance policy. If it is determined that the Exempt or Overseas Staff employee's pay has been improperly deducted, UMGC will reimburse the employee during the next earliest possible pay period after the determination.

Implementation Procedures

The UMGC President has designated the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) to administer this policy; to develop procedures as necessary to implement this policy; to communicate this policy to the UMGC community; and to post the policy and any applicable procedures on the UMGC website.

Replacement for:

  • UMGC 430.00: Policy on Improper Deductions for Exempt Employees