Flexitime for technical and administrative staff
This page provides information about flexitime for technical and administrative staff.
Content on this page:
- The local flexi time agreement for technical and administrative staff (TA staff)
- When working hours are reduced
- Lunchtime flexi hours
- Normal working hours
- Registering working hours
- Exceptions from flexitime
Technical and administrative staff (TA staff) are normally covered by the flexitime agreement. You are responsible for registering your working hours.
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. Flexitime is an opportunity that must be adapted to the requirements of your organisation
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 work between 9:00 and 15:00.
When working hours are reduced, the set working hours (the hours you are to be on duty) are 9:00-13:30 or 9:00-12:00 depending on whether working hours are reduced by two or four hours.
To see which days have reduced working hours, refer to the website below:
Lunchtime flexi hours are between 11:30 and 13:30. Your lunch break must be at least 30 minutes and you must not work for more than six hours without taking a lunch break.
Normal full-time working hours are 8 hours a day. Your lunch break 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 2023 (in Swedish, PDF 171 Kb, new tab)
- Read more about "squeeze days" for technical and administrative staff
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.
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.
Flexitime forms for registration of working hours can be downloaded from the page Staff forms and templates.
Remember that your negative hours at the end of the month should not amount to more than 20 hours. If the positive hours exceed 30 hours when the working hours are balanced, which takes place in June and December, 30 hours will ordinarily be transferred to the next month and the remaining hours removed.
If you work fewer than five days per week on average, i.e. you have a day off during the week, this is referred to as fixed part-time working hours.
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 – if you use the advanced flexitime form – 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.
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.
Certain parts of the University have specific staffing needs that mean it is not possible for staff to work flexitime, or have irregular working hours..
Contact your line manager or the HR function at your organisational unit if you have any questions concerning employment or your organisational unit’s procedures for HR matters.
Are you paid by the hour and employed on a short-term temporary basis?
To receive your salary you are to
- register your working hours in Primula no later than the first calendar week of the month after you have completed your hours,
- register the correct hours on the days you actually worked, as agreed,
- submit all the hours worked each month collectively once a month.