will be closed December 18 through January 2 with the exception of staff
members who are requested to work for a critical or programmatic reason
and those needed to ensure site safety and security. PEP-II and BABAR
will run with a skeleton crew through December 23; GLAST will continue
work on some critical path tasks; and SSRL will run SPEAR3 through
December 22 and will have a small crew doing installation work.
Management in those areas will inform employees of their schedules.
Employees not specifically requested to work are asked not to come to
year Christmas falls on a Saturday. The Laboratory, except for a few
areas, will be closed from Friday, December 17, at midnight (0:00)
through Friday, December 31, at midnight (0:00). University holidays are
December 24, 27 and 31. Of the seven remaining normal work days during
those two weeks, December 23 and 30 are University paid days off. Staff
members who are required to work on the paid days off will have the time
added to their vacation balance.
will have to use personal time or vacation time to receive full pay for
the other five days. All employees will have five days to cover with
leave in order to maintain full pay. Employees may take some or all of
the time as leave without pay if they choose.
again allow staff to borrow their three Personal Time Off days, their
Floating Holiday (formerly Birthday Holiday) and their January vacation
accrual from calendar year 2005 to assist with maintenance of pay during