Policy 123 – Nepotism
Date Issued: 10/80
Date Revised: 01/11
UAB employees may not interpret policy and procedures or make any work-related decisions regarding hiring, promotion, salary, job assignment, performance evaluation, discipline, termination, or any other issue affecting another member of his/her immediate family or another UAB employee who is living in the same household.
Immediate family includes spouse, sponsored adult dependent*, son or daughter (including stepchildren), child(ren) of sponsored adult dependent, grandchild, son-in-law or daughter-in-law, parent (including stepparent), grandparent, father-in-law or mother-in-law, brother or sister (including stepbrother or stepsister), or brother-in-law or sister-in-law.
Exceptions to this policy must be requested in writing to the Chief Human Resources Officer for UAB. Problems related to an approved exception should be referred to the Chief Human Resources Officer for UAB.
According to Board of Trustees Rule 106, additional approvals at the campus and/or system levels are required before hiring members of the immediate families of the President, the Chancellor, and members of the Board of Trustees. (See Board Rule 106 for the specifics of this regulation.)
*Sponsored Adult Dependent – a sponsored adult dependent is not a relative, is at least 19 years of age, shares a primary residence and has lived with you not as a renter, boarder, tenant or employee for at least twelve months.