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Updated Jun 18, 2014

The recent Nebraska Legislative Session included the passage of LB 907, a bill that takes effect in July 2014. LB 907 prescribes when a public employer may review and access the criminal history background of an applicant. The criminal history background of an applicant now may only be reviewed once you have determined that an applicant meets minimum employment qualifications.

Updated Jun 10, 2013

The University of Nebraska has limited the accrual of vacation leave, based on a cap of 280 hours, since 2007. As the system currently records vacation accrual, if your vacation balance is less than 280 hours you receive a full month’s vacation accrual; typically 16 hours for many employees. This allowed those with balances less than 280 hours to earn a full accrual and actually reach a leave balance greater than the 280 hours allowed by University policy.