I am pleased to announce the four-day work week schedule will be implemented for summer 2023 starting the week of Monday, June 5, 2023 and ending the week of Monday, August 7, 2023. Eligible employees will work 8.75 hours per day Monday through Thursday and have Fridays off. The University will be closed on Friday, June 16 in recognition of the Juneteenth holiday and on Tuesday, July 4 for Independence Day. Regular schedules will apply during these holiday weeks.
During summer hours, supervisors and 35-hour per work week employees will mutually agree to work either 7:30 am – 5 pm, or 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. schedules during the four-day summer work schedule. During the two holiday weeks, office hours will be 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Juneteenth Holiday Week
In 2020, Governor Murphy signed legislation designating Juneteenth as a State and public holiday in New Jersey and directing that it be observed on the third Friday in June. Employees will work 7 hours per day from Monday, June 12 to Thursday, June 15. The University will be closed on Friday, June 16 and employees will have the day off as a paid holiday. Summer hours will resume on Monday, June 19.
Fourth of July Holiday Week
The University will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 and employees will have the day off as a paid holiday. Employees will work 7 hours per day on Monday, July 3, and Wednesday, July 5 through Friday, July 8. Summer hours will resume on Monday, July 10.
Who Is Eligible?
The Summer Work Week Schedule is for 35-hour per week AFT librarians and professional staff, 35-hour per week CWA member employees and managers. If you have questions regarding your eligibility, please contact your supervisor.
Details are available at these links:
Wishing you a happy and healthy summer!
Vice President for Human Resources