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This policy recognizes that University of Wisconsin–Madison employees represent many different religions, and the university seeks to be sensitive to individual needs by balancing work requirements and the private free exercise of religious beliefs.
About this Policy
The Office of Human Resources (OHR) is currently reviewing this policy. OHR is consolidating and updating the format of policies to reflect changes in state law that took effect on July 1, 2015. Until this policy has been revised, please refer to the existing policy or policies:
For Academic Staff, Faculty, and/or Limited appointees: UPPP 16.05 Religious Observances
For University Staff: No existing policy
Note: Where the policy text refers to “Classified Staff,” this reference applies to University Staff. Where the policy text refers to “Unclassified Staff,” this reference applies to Academic Staff, Faculty, and/or Limited appointees.