Temporary Employment Services Policy

Legal Compliance

TES employees must comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, as well as, Auburn University policies and procedures. Failure to follow the law, the employing department’s and/or the University’s established policies and procedures may result in the ending of the TES assignment, as well as, the ineligibility for future TES or regular employment positions with Auburn University.

TES Employment & Benefits

  • TES employment is at-will. TES employees may be terminated by the employing department at any time with or without notice or cause. 

  • TES employees may terminate their employment at any time with or without notice or cause. Employment is not guaranteed for any set period. TES employment separation is not grievable nor subject to appeal.

  • TES employees who are interested in applying for Auburn University regular employment positions are external applicants and must follow established recruitment and selection procedures for external applicants.

  • Federal and state withholding taxes, Social Security, and city occupational tax are withheld from the payment of TES employees.

  • Any TES employee who formerly contributed to the Retirement System of Alabama (RSA) and is not currently in retirement status must contribute to RSA upon date of hire of the TES position. In some instances, TES employees are required to contribute to RSA based on hours worked and length of employment.

  • TES employees are not eligible for certain fringe benefits such as group insurance, annual leave, sick leave, and paid holidays.

  • In some instances, health benefits are offered in compliance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and jury duty compensation is offered in compliance with Alabama state law.

Last updated: 12/15/2023