Human Resources


Alternative Work Arrangements

Alvin Operations Group (ALOPS) and Shipboard Scientific Services Group (SSSG) Policies

Annual Salary Review

Code of Conduct

Computer Software Use

Consensual Relations

Definitions/Types of Employment

Disability Income

Drug Testing

Drug-free Workplace

Emergency Closing Including Inclement Weather

Employee Education

Employee Morale and Recognition Events

Employment of Foreign Nationals

Employment of Members in the Same Family or Household

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action

Exempt Employee Pay

Extended Leave of Absence


Guidelines for Pets in the WHOI Workplace

Harassment (Policy Against)

Hiring Process

Investigation Policy

Involuntary Termination

Marine Personnel Practices and Procedures

Non-smoking Policy

Overtime Pay for Graded Employees Working in Two Different Jobs

Paid Absences

Paid Holidays

Pay Days

Payment for Overtime

Payroll Laws and a Clarification of Hiring Practices

Performance Evaluations

Pre-tax Automatic Payment Plan


Progressive Disciplinary Action


Re-employment Rules for Employees Who Have Taken a Distribution from the Defined Benefit Retirement Plan

Relocation Assistance Policy

Respectful Workplace and Violence Prevention

Same Sex Spouse and Domestic Partner (Same- or Opposite-Sex) Benefits

Short-Term Disability

Six-Month Provisional Period

Substance Abuse


Transfer Within the Institution

Unemployment Insurance

Worker's Compensation

Working Hours

Last updated: November 2, 2018