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1.025. Outside Activities and Interests: Reports
1.025. Outside Activities and Interests: Reports - Departments & Programs, UW Hospital and Clinics, Compliance, Code of Conduct/Ethics, Code of Ethics on Conflicts of Interest
- Outside activities. Employees are free to engage in outside activities, whether or not such activities are remunerative or related to the employee’s field of academic interest or specialization. However, no employee may engage in an outside activity if it conflicts with his or her public responsibilities to the Hospital Authority. Prior approval must be obtained for some outside activities [see 1.06(1)].
- Reportable outside activities.
- The following outside activities must be reported to the CEO or his/her designee by all non-represented employees:
- Associations with organizations, as defined in 1.02(2) and (9), related to the employees’ fields of academic interest or specialization or to fields related to activities of the departments in which they work.
- Private remunerative relationships between employees and non-governmental sponsors of research for which the employee is the principal investigator.
- Remunerative outside activities in an employee’s field of academic interest or specialization or in fields related to activities of the departments in which they work, including but not limited to consulting, and which the employee earns for such activities $1,000 or more in a year from a single source.
- Each nonrepresented employee engaging in outside activities reportable under this section shall annually, on or before April 30, file a report of outside activities with the CEO or his/her designee. All employees at the Vice President level or above must file the report even if they do not engage in reportable outside activities.
- If, during the year, significant changes in an employee’s outside activities occur, the employee shall immediately inform, in writing, the CEO or his/her designee. This information shall be placed on file with the employee’s annual statement of outside interests.
- Management policies. The CEO shall develop management policies and procedures which shall, at a minimum, provide:
- Standards concerning the use of Hospital Authority facilities and personnel in connection with outside activities;
- Standards concerning absence from regular duties for the purpose of engaging in outside activities;
- Guidelines identifying types of categories of outside activities which may result in material conflict of interest; and
- For such reports of anticipated outside activities as are necessary to insure compliance with sec. 1.04.