Flexitime for technical and administrative staff
Flexible working hours mean that employees are able to choose when they start work in the morning, take a lunch break and finish for the day. Remember that you may not have more than 20 hours in hand or owing at the end of the month.
At the end of June and the end of December, managers make a thorough check of flexi hours. Anything above 30 hours in hand is cancelled.
Points to remember
Under the local agreement, your morning start time must be between 7:00 and 9:00. Your finishing time can be between 15:00 and 19:00. This means that you must be at work between 9:00 and 15:00.
Lunchtime flexi hours are between 11:30 and 13:30. Your lunch break must be at least 30 minutes. You must not work for more than six hours without taking a lunch break.
Normal full-time working hours are 8 hours a day. Lunch is not counted in working hours. If you are part-time, your manager decides, in consultation with you, what flexible hours you work.
- Table of normal working hours 2018, in Swedish (PDF 87 kB, new window)
- Table of normal working hours 2017, in Swedish (PDF, 258 kB, new window)
When you work flexitime, you must pay consideration to your colleagues and duties, and decide your hours in consultation with your line manager.
Want to know more about flexitime or whether you are covered by a specific agreement? Contact your line manager or human resources officer.
Registering working hours
The hours you work are to be registered manually or digitally and submitted to your manager at the end of the month. At the end of every calendar month, your manager checks the hours you have worked. You are responsible for filling in and submitting a flexitime form. All the forms below open in a new window.
- Digital flexitime form for reporting working hours, in Swedish – simple (Excel, 25 kB)
- Digital flexitime form for reporting working hours 2018, in Swedish – advanced (Excel, 580 kB)
- Digital flexitime form for reporting working hours 2017, in Swedish – advanced (Excel, 547 kB)
- Manual flexitime form for reporting working hours (PDF, 9 kB)
- Sample showing how to complete the manual flexitime form (PDF, 26 kB)
- Form for reporting departures from normal working hours (PDF, 19 kB)
Changes to number of contracted hours
If you change the number of hours you work in the course of the year, for example by taking parental leave, you need to open a new flexitime form on which you indicate the percentage of full-time hours you work and a new start date. You should transfer your balance of hours in hand/owing to the new form and enter it on the Grunddata tab.
Exceptions from flexitime
Certain parts of the University have specific staffing needs that mean it is not possible for staff to work flexitime.
Fixed working hours are an exception and can be used if you do not want to work flexitime. If you want to work fixed hours, you must inform your manager in writing. Fixed hours can be scheduled differently at different times of the year.
If you are unsure whether you are covered by a specific agreement on working hours, please contact your line manager or human resources officer.
Contact your line manager or the human resources officer within your department/faculty or equivalent.