FROM: OPERATIONS |
SUBJECT: Restroom Use Policy
In the past, employees were permitted to make trips to the restroom under
informal guidelines. Effective immediately, a Restroom Trip Policy will be
established to provide a more consistent method of accounting for each
employee's restroom time and ensuring equal treatment of all employees.
Under the policy a "Restroom Trip Bank" will be established for each
employee. The first day of each month, employees will be given twenty
Restroom Trip Credits. These credits may be accumulated.
Within four to six weeks, the entrance doors to all restrooms are being
equipped with personal identification stations and computer-linked voice
print recognition devices. Before the end of the month each employee must
provide two copies of voice prints (one normal and one under stress) to the
Human Resources Department. The voice print recognition station will be
operational but not restrictive during the entire month. Employees should
acquaint themselves with the stations during that period.
If the employee's Restroom Trip Bank balance reaches zero, the doors to the
restrooms will not unlock for that employee's voice until the first of
the next month. In addition, all restroom stalls are being equipped with
timed paper roll retractors. If the stall is occupied for more than three
minutes, an alarm will sound. Thirty-seconds after the alarm sounds, the
roll of paper will retract into the wall, the toilet will flush, and
the stall door will open. If the stall remains occupied, your picture will be taken. The
picture will then be posted on the bulletin board located in the Employee
Relations Office. Anyone's picture showing up three times will immediately be
terminated. If you have any questions about this policy, please ask your
supervisor. They have all received advanced instructions.