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Employee Handbook

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This handbook applies to all full and part-time staff and administrative employees of Seton Hall University. Faculty members are covered by the Faculty Guide and applicable University policies, programs and benefits. Temporary workers and student workers are to abide by all University standards of conduct and policies; however, they are not entitled to all the same benefits, rights and privileges of full-time staff and administrative employees.

This handbook contains information regarding University policies, benefits and programs. It does NOT contain the policies themselves, it does NOT contain promises to provide the benefits discussed herein, and it does NOT discuss University programs in detail. The University’s policies website is the official repository for all University, divisional, school, college and departmental policies currently in effect. Additional information can be obtained from Human Resources. Under certain circumstances, the University may determine that it is appropriate to make exceptions to some of the policies referenced in this handbook. Seton Hall shall always retain the right to modify its policies on a case-by-case basis. In the event a policy is modified for a particular circumstance, the University is not required to make the same modification again.

In addition, the University is committed to reviewing its policies, programs and benefits periodically. The policies referenced here are updated on a regular basis and the University reserves the right to review, revise, modify, or interpret any of these policies, benefits and programs at any time, with or without prior notice.

The information provided in this handbook does not cover every situation and is not intended to replace policies, actual benefit plan documents or collective bargaining agreements. Any material presented in this handbook that is found to be inconsistent with benefit plan documents, collective bargaining agreements, the policies contained on Seton Hall University’s policies website and/or the law, will be superseded by the benefit plan documents, contracts, the policies contained on Seton Hall University’s policies website and/or law.

This handbook has been provided to you as an employee of Seton Hall University as a guide to University policies, programs and benefits and is not to be considered a contract of any kind, express or implied. This handbook does not guarantee employment for any specific period of time.

The University reserves the right to administer and apply all policies, programs and benefits in a manner consistent with its Catholic educational mission and the teachings of the Catholic Church.

The terms “Seton Hall University,” “Seton Hall” and “University” are used interchangeably throughout this handbook.

This handbook has been prepared by the Department of Human Resources, located at the Martin House, 366 South Orange Avenue and the corner of Ward Place, South Orange, New Jersey 07979, (973) 761-9177. For any questions concerning any provision of this handbook, contact Human Resources.

November 26, 2019

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