Storm and Emergency Preparedness Information

Citrix Storm and Emergency Preparedness Summary

Florida Corporate Offices

Please exercise personal discretion in the event that your individual circumstances require additional time for storm or emergency preparations. Employees may use available PTO if additional time away from work is necessary. Employees on scheduled PTO at time of temporary office closure will receive regularly scheduled PTO pay and may receive additional pay afterwards up to the time the office reopens (additional pay for any office closing is at the sole discretion of Citrix and is not guaranteed). 

How will I know when it is safe to return to work?

Voice messages and emails will continue with regular updates and will indicate when the office is scheduled to re-open. Employees should ensure the safety of their families and dwellings as a priority. Employees that are unable to return to work at the announced return date may use available PTO and must notify their manager of their return-to-work plans.

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General HQ Office Closure Guidelines for Storms and Emergencies

Advisory Definition Office Closure Guidelines Compensation Guidelines
Hurricane Watch A governmental agency announcement issued for an area when there is a threat of hurricane conditions within 48 hours. Offices remain open Employees may utilize available PTO if necessary.
Hurricane Warning Governmental agency announcement issued for an area when hurricane conditions are expected to strike within 36 hours. Employees will begin preparations to close offices at earliest forecast of Hurricane Warning. Offices will close at the official announcement of the Hurricane Warning. (If Hurricane Warning is announced during non-working hours, employees are not to report to work). Permanent employees will be paid regular base wages for time away from work during a Citrix office storm closure (limited to short-term closures at the discretion of Citrix).
Tropical Storm Warning A tropical storm is formed when sustained winds reach 39 mph. Citrix offices may close at the official announcement of the Tropical Storm Warning. Permanent employees will be paid regular wages for time away from work during a Citrix office storm closure (limited to short-term closures at the discretion of Citrix).
Other Emergency Facility Closure Non-specific emergency resulting in facility closure. Offices may close depending on severity of emergency. Permanent employees will be paid regular wages for time away from work during a Citrix office emergency closure (limited to short-term closures at the discretion of Citrix).