Bristol Community College
Telework Policy

This policy establishes guidelines for the college regarding the allowance for – and the boundaries of – teleworking applicable to employees.  

Read the full Telework Policy HERE

Telework will be approved for six-month intervals with requests received no later than 21-business days prior to Jan. 1, 2022 and July 1, 2022. (Dec. 3, 2021 and June 1, 2022

  • Employees will be required to renew their Telework request once every 6 months and no later than 21-business days prior to Jan. 1 and July 1.   
  • An employee’s job duties, responsibility towards service to co-workers and students, or scheduled daily work hours will not change.  
  • There will be three Dynamic Forms: Employee Application, Supervisor Approval Notice and Supervisor Denial Notice  
  • The approval and denial process will be completed via Dynamic Forms, which will include approval by the employee, supervisor, area Vice President and Human Resources.  
  • Supervisors will be working with their President’s Leadership Team (PLT) Member and Human Resources (HR) to implement and manage the Telework Program.  
  • Eligible staff positions are full-time/part-time; MCCC unit professionals, NUPs and AFSCME members. Check with your supervisor prior to putting in for a Telework request.   
  • The workday should be similar to when you are physically in the office, which includes free from personal interruptions, reliable access to technology and appropriate response time.
  • Employees may be required to report to their designated campus on a Telework day if requested by their supervisor.
  • Requests are not guaranteed and may be amended by their supervisors before approval.   

Timeline for the Introduction of Telework: 

  • Week of November 22, 2021: Notice to all employees announcing application process for Jan. 3.
  • Dec. 3, 2021: Deadline for employees to apply for Telework.
  • November 22 - Dec. 17, 2021: Supervisors and Vice Presidents review and assess requests as they come in.
  • Dec. 17, 2021: Deadline for Supervisors and Vice Presidents approve/deny requests for HR review.  
  • Dec. 20 – 23, 2021: HR reviews decisions for equity and sends employee approval/denial notice via Dynamic Forms.
  • Jan. 3, 2022: Telework may begin as approved. 

The application period for January 2022 has ended. Please contact your Supervisor or Human Resources if you have questions about submitting a Telework Request.


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Telework Policy - Approval Form
Telework Policy - Denial Form