Leave Managers Guidelines and FAQ
HoDs and Managers, as custodians of institutional resources, must ensure the appropriate management of leave. The documents provided below are designed to assist Managers and HOD’s in ensuring that leave is managed fairly and consistently across the University.
Additional Leave Guidelines for Managers
Annual Leave Guidelines for Managers
Leave in lieu of Overtime Guidelines for Managers
Leave Matrix - Managers
Sick Leave Guidelines for Managers
Special Sick Leave Guidelines for Managers
Study Leave Guidelines for Managers
All leave taken by support staff other than that in the official shutdown period between Christmas and New Year must be recorded on the application form, authorised by the manager and sent immediately to the HR Administration section for capturing.
For shutdown dates, click here: http://www.ru.ac.za/humanresources/policiesandinfo/information
For managing shutdown from a management point of view, please click here for the document "Protocol Regarding the Annual Shutdown Period": http://www.ru.ac.za/humanresources/policiesandinfo/policies
HoDs and Managers can confirm leave balances of the staff who report to them by contacting the HR Generalists for a report detailing leave for the section/department/division. Reports are also sent out at least twice a year.