Operating Status for Fort Eustis

 

OPEN

This information will be updated immediately upon a determination that operating status is anything other than OPEN.

 

http://www.eustis.army.mil/cpac/MISC/Operating_Status.htm
 

DISRUPTIONS BEFORE THE WORKDAY BEGINS

The Fort Eustis Public Affairs Office will provide one of the following four announcements to the media when a disruption occurs before the workday begins. These announcements do NOT apply to individuals who are designated as "mission essential employees." Mission essential employees are expected to report for work on time unless excused by their supervisors.

Announcement

What Announcement Means

1. "Fort Eustis is OPEN; employees are expected to report for work on time."

Employees are expected to report for work on time.

2. "Fort Eustis is OPEN under an LIBERAL LEAVE policy."

Employees who cannot report for work may take unscheduled leave for their entire scheduled workday. When a "liberal leave” policy is announced, employees should contact their supervisor to request annual leave, leave without pay, and/or the use of previously earned compensatory time off or credit hours under an alternative work schedule.

Mission Essential employees are expected to report for work on time.

3. "Fort Eustis is OPEN under a DELAYED ARRIVAL/LIBERAL LEAVE policy. Employees should plan to arrive for work no more than xx hours later than they would normally arrive, and employees who cannot report for work may take unscheduled (LIBERAL) leave."

Employees should plan their commutes so that they arrive for work no more than xx hours later than they would normally arrive. Employees who arrive for work more than xx hours later than their normal arrival time will be charged annual leave or leave without pay for the additional period of absence from work.

Employees who cannot report for work may take liberal leave for their entire scheduled workday. When a "liberal leave” policy is announced, employees should contact their supervisor to request annual leave, leave without pay, and/or the use of previously earned compensatory time off or credit hours under an alternative work schedule.

Mission Essential employees are expected to report for work on time.

4. "Fort Eustis is CLOSED."

Mission Essential employees are expected to report for work on time.

 

DISRUPTIONS AFTER THE WORKDAY BEGINS

The following announcement will be made when a disruption occurs after the workday begins. This announcement does not apply to individuals who are designated as "mission essential." Mission essential employees are expected to remain at work unless excused by their supervisors.

Announcement

What Announcement Means

"Fort Eustis is operating under an EARLY DISMISSAL policy. Employees should be dismissed by their supervisors xx hours earlier than their normal departure time from work."

Employees should be dismissed by their supervisors relative to their normal departure times from work. For example, if a 3-hour "early dismissal" policy is announced, workers who normally leave their offices at 4:00 p.m. should leave at 1:00 p.m. Employees who must leave work earlier than their official dismissal time will be charged annual leave or leave without pay from the time of their departure through the remainder of their scheduled workday.

Employees on pre-approved leave for the entire day should be charged leave for the entire day.

Mission essential employees are expected to remain at work.

"Fort Eustis is operating under an EARLY DISMISSAL policy. Employees should be dismissed by their supervisors at xx:xx time."

Employees should be dismissed by their supervisors at the time listed in the announcement. For example, if 1:00 p.m. "early dismissal" policy is announced, workers should leave at 1:00 p.m. Employees who must leave work earlier than their official dismissal time will be charged annual leave or leave without pay from the time of their departure through the remainder of their scheduled workday.

Employees on pre-approved leave for the entire day should be charged leave for the entire day.

Mission essential employees are expected to remain at work.