Definitions of Minor Rule Violations
Rule violations of a minor nature are violations which have little or no effect on
the continuity, efficiency and safety of work but which cannot be tolerated if repeated.
Listed below are some examples of what may be termed minor rule violations which can
result in either verbal or written warnings being entered in your record or termination.
The above list is not intended to be all inclusive.
- Excessive tardiness or absenteeism.
- Failure to notify your supervisor within the first four hours after start of shift
on first day of absence.
- Failure to observe department working hour schedules (starting time, quitting time,
rest and meal periods).
- Unsatisfactory work performance.
- Loafing or other abuse of time during assigned working hours.
- Interfering with another employee’s performance of duties.
- Leaving regularly assigned work location without notifying your immediate supervisor.
(Personal needs excepted).
- Performing unauthorized personal work on Southern Polytechnic time.
- Defacing bulletin boards or notices posted thereon.
- Minor violations of safety rules.