APPAREL ANTI-SWEATSHOP/FAIR LABOR GUIDELINES
The following guidelines apply to the purchase of apparel and sports equipment where the Buffalo State College logo/trademarks are being used.
Apparel: apparel is defined, but not limited to the following: academic regalia, lab coats, uniforms (including sports, gym, and staff uniforms), shoes (including athletic shoes or sneakers), sweatshirts, t-shirts, caps and hats.
Sports Equipment: defined as, but not limited to the following: balls, bats and all other goods/equipment intended for use by those participating in sports and games.
In support of the State University of New York's Anti-Sweatshop/Fair Labor Standards Policy (SUNY Policy #7560), a contractor, subcontractor or licensee is required to certify to its adherence to applicable labor standards in connection with working conditions, compensation, employee rights to form unions, and the use of child labor.
Therefore, all purchases for sports equipment, apparel and items with the Buffalo State College marks, must comply with this legislation. All suppliers where these items are purchased must fill out and have on file a "Certificate of Compliance with Fair Labor Conditions" form. Purchases from a Buffalo State licensed supplier will not have to have a certificate on file at the campus, as their certificate is filed at Licensing Resource Group. Please purchase from a licensed vendor when ever possible.
Please contact the campus Trademark Licensing Officer, Jill Powell, at 716-878-3561 for further information.
CELLULAR and MOBILE PHONES
This policy describes the assignment, use, and management of desk and cellular telephones and mobile devices for employees of Buffalo State College.
Desk and cellular telephones and mobile devices are to be used for official business-related activities only. Personal use of telephones should be limited to emergency calls. Payment for reimbursement of personal desk or cellular telephones calls should be forwarded to the IFR and Recharge Accounting Office. Personal use of laptops and other mobile devices should be kept to a minimum.
CELLULAR TELEPHONES and BROADBAND SERVICE PLANS
Cellular telephones and broadband service plans may be assigned only to employees whose duties and responsibilities require immediate or remote communications capabilities. The assignment of cellular telephones and broadband service plans must be approved by the Vice President for Finance and Management, who will review assignments annually to ensure compliance with this policy.
Each employee assigned a mobile device shall be primarily responsible for its security and maintenance, and must immediately report any theft, loss, damage, or vandalism of the unit.
New York State Law prohibits the use of handheld cellular phones while driving.
Questions regarding this policy may be directed to the VP for Finance and Management, 878-4311.
To order computer hardware, software or printers, the requisitioner must consult and order through the office of Computing and Technology Services, CTS Purchasing.
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Corcraft is the New York State preferred source vendor for furniture. They manufacture quality office furniture at reasonable prices. Information may be obtained from their web site at www.Corcraft.com
If the furniture from Corcraft does not meet your form, fit or function, furniture may be purchased from state contract suppliers, without bidding.
Furniture purchases over $2500 from suppliers other than a Preferred Source (Corcraft) or a state contract supplier, require price justification and competitive quotations. Contact Procurement Services to facilitate this purchase.
When ordering furniture from a vendor, make sure to specify if the furniture will be delivered and installed and that the price includes both. Include delivery and installation requirements and costs on the requisition submitted to Procurement Services.
Slightly used furniture is also available from inventory. Call Campus Services at 878-6835 to schedule
MEMBERSHIPS or SUBSCRIPTIONS
Memberships must be made in the name of Buffalo State College and be related to the mission of the College and relevant to the position of the member. The membership must be directly related to the employee's professional duties and the activities of the College, and must provide benefits to the College. Generally, the benefits should include the following:
Procedure: please forward a requisition to Procurement Services with the relevant attachments. Make sure to put the membership period (from and to), and if it is an individual membership (with Buffalo State College as the organization), the individuals name, on the requisition.
Subscriptions must be made in the name of Buffalo State College and be related to the mission of the college and relevant to the position of the subscriber.
Procedure: please forward a requisition to Procurement Services with the relevant subscription information attached. Make sure to put the subscription dates (from and to) on the requisition.
TRADEMARKS & LICENSING GUIDELINES
The mission of Buffalo State College's Trademark and Licensing Program is to protect and promote the proper use of the college's name, logos and signature marks. Buffalo State closely monitors usage of the college's trademarks, seals, logos and verbiage to ensure that the integrity of its trademark rights is maintained in all products, promotions, and publications. The use of any items that contain Buffalo State College's name, logos or signature marks, must comply with the following guidelines.
WHO IS COVERED
All campus offices, departments, organizations and associations desiring to use the College's trade names, trademarks, logos and name. Included are all student, faculty and staff organizations, academic and administrative areas, alumni and athletic groups.
WHAT IS COVERED
All proposed design products employing the college name, logo, department name, or marks must meet standard requirements established by the Trademark Licensing Office (716-878-3561). Products include all items intended to be sold or given away.
College trade name, trademarks and logos are any :word, name, letter(s), mark, logo, seal, symbol, or any combination of these which have come to be associated with the college in any style, size and /or form.
Buffalo State College will NOT approve nor license the use of its name or marks in connection with certain products. They include, but are not limited to, the following:
The above list is not exhaustive. Other items may also be prohibited. When in doubt, please contact the campus Trademark Licensing Officer.
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