Policies

Policies

Flower and Gifts

Effective Date Jan 1, 2015

Applicable Employee Classes:

01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 10, 11, 13, 16, and 62

Revised Date:

2015

Approved by:

Dr. T. Dwayne McCay, President

6.5 Flowers and Gifts

Policy

In the event of a birth or adoption of a child to a member of faculty or staff (with the exception of temporary and student employees), the Office of Human Resources will send an appropriate, congratulatory floral arrangement to the home or hospital on behalf of “Florida Tech Faculty and Staff”.

In the event of a hospitalization or death of an employee or immediate family member covered by this policy, the Office of Human Resources will send an appropriate floral arrangement or monetary contribution on behalf of “Florida Tech Faculty and Staff”. Employees assigned to the following employee classes are covered by this policy:  01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 16, and 62.

Procedure

The employee's department is responsible for notifying the Office of Human Resources of the event requiring acknowledgment and any special requests (monetary contribution in lieu of flowers). There is a fifty dollar ($50 USD) maximum limit for both monetary contributions and floral arrangements.

For flowers, the Office of Human Resources will place the order with a local florist, providing the information from the employing department.

For monetary contributions, the Office of Human Resources will complete and submit a check requisition for the amount of the donation. If necessary, the Office of Human Resources will contact the charitable organization to obtain the required federal identification number.