Employee Guidelines

This page is a repository of employee guidelines that respond to requirements under Ontario employment legislation.

Disconnecting from Work Guideline

This guideline outlines the University’s obligations in supporting employees in balancing their work and personal lives, whether working traditional hours in the workplace, remotely, or under a work from home arrangement. It describes what employees can do to report concerns about their ability to disconnect from work.

Electronic Monitoring Guideline

This guideline governs the rules with respect to access to electronic monitoring data, no matter the format. The University of Waterloo uses electronic monitoring for the purposes of safety, information security, resource management, and performance metrics for communications and environmental sustainability.