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City Hound Program

City of Rancho Cucamonga

The City Hound Program is pilot program allowed under Section VII of the City’s Service and Support Animals Policy. City Hound allows employees to bring in their dog to work on a regular basis. The Human Resources Department will review this program at six months in February of 2020 and again in a year in September of 2020 to determine its efficacy.
  • Retention
  • Compensation
  • Health
  • Topics

Wellness Policy

Kinston, NC

Purpose

To establish guidelines designed to provide an opportunity for employees to develop healthier lifestyles by adopting habits and attitudes that contribute in a positive way to their health and well-being. .

  • Health
  • Wellness Programs
  • Policies
  • Health Topics

Gloucester County-Inclement Weather Policy

Gloucester, VA

During inclement weather or an emergency/disaster situation, it may be necessary to close county offices or modify office-operating hours. This policy establishes the procedure(s) used to notify employees of the closing and delayed opening of Gloucester Country General Government facilities and offices during inclement weather or emergency/disaster situations.
  • Personnel Topics
  • Policies
  • Weather Policy
  • State of TN Department of Human Resources: Written Warnings

    An employee may be disciplined for causes related to the performance of duties and/or conduct that may affect an employee's ability to successfully fulfill the requirements of the job.

    • Personnel
    • Resolution
    • Conflicts
    • Topics
    • Warnings
    • Policies
    • Conflict Topics
  • State of Tennessee Department of Human Resources: Recall from Holiday or Approved Annual or Comp Leave

    Employees who are given less than seventy-two hour notice of the requirement to work prior to the beginning of approved annual or compensatory leave, or of the requirement to work on a holiday, shall be paid at a rate equal to one and one-half times their regular hourly rate for those hours he or sh is required to work. 

    • Leave
    • Policies
  • State of Tennessee - Terminations and Designations for Rehire

    An appointing authority must provide a preferred service employee with a ten (10) calendar day paid notice after notice of dismissal. The employee shall receive pay for any workdays that fall within that notice period.

    • Termination
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    • Termination Topics
    • Termination
    • Policies
  • State of Tennessee Department of Human Resources: Reinstatement of Terminated Employees

    This policy applies to preferred employees dismissed and subsequently reinstated during the appeals process. The purpose of this policy is to ensure consistent application of Tenn. Code Ann. 8-30-318. The policy will not apply to settlements, either by mediation or agreed order, which specifically exclude return of leave.

    • Hiring
    • Termination
    • Topics
    • Termination Topics
    • Termination
    • Policies
  • State of Tennessee Department of Human Resources: Invest of Allegations of Illegal Discrimination & Harassment

    • Conflict Topics
    • Harassment Retaliation
    • Policies
  • State of Tennessee Department of Human Resources: Personal Use of Social Media

    • Policies
    • Social Media
    • Technology Topics
  • State of Tennessee Department of Human Resources Discretionary Leave with Pay

    • Leave
    • Policies
  • State of Tennessee Department of Human Resources; Employee Absence Due to State of Emergency

    Tennessee Department of Human Resources

    The State of Tennessee recognizes there will be instances when inclement weather causes concerns for employees. In general, however, inclement weather does not warrant the closing of state offices, and it shall be the policy of the state to make every effort to maintain normal working hours during periods of inclement weather in order to continue providing necessary services to the citizens of the State of Tennessee.

    • Absence Management
    • Retention
  • State of Tennessee Department of Human Resources- Direct Deposit

    During the interview process, all applicants should be informed that direct deposit of paychecks or an approved exception is a condition of employment with the State.

    • Compensation
    • Personnel
    • Hiring
    • Topics
    • Policies
    • Personnel Policies
  • State of Tennessee DOHR: Appeals Procedure for Preferred Service Employees

    Preferred service employees who have successfully completed the required probationary period may file an appeal regarding the application of law, rule, or policy by an agency to the following employment actions: dismissal, demotion, or suspension.

    • Conflicts
    • Legal
    • Personnel
    • Topics
    • Preferred Service Employees Policies
    • Policies
    • Legal Topics
  • TN Department of Human Resources

    • Legal Topics
    • Policies
    • Preferred Service Employees Policies
  • TN Department of Human Resources-Direct Deposit

    During the interview process, all applicants should be informed that direct deposit of paychecks or an approved exception is a condition of employment with the State.

    • Personnel Policies
    • Policies
  • TN Deparment of Human Resources

    • Employee Benefits
    • Policies
    • Retention Topics
  • Town of South Windsor Wellness Policy

    • Health Topics
    • Policies
    • Wellness Programs
  • TN Department of Human Resources: Determining the Qualifications for an Administrative Services Assistant 1 and Administrative Services Assistant 2

    • Personnel Policies
    • Policies
  • City of Joplin Care Leave Policy

    • Leave
    • Policies
  • RFP for Insurance Benefits

    City of Warrensburg, MO

    The City requests proposals from qualified licensed brokers to provide consulting and insurance brokerage services. The City seeks a broker that is well versed in the benefits market, has experience in advising comparable public agencies and works well with various levels of staff and management. Submitted proposals must meet all requirements set forth in this Request for Proposal (RFP).

    • Retention
    • Compensation
    • RFP
    • Benefit Summaries
  • Certified Professional Secretary Examinations and Eligibility for Automatic Salary Increase

    • Compensation Strategies
    • Policies
    • Retention Topics
  • City of Joplin Care Leave Policy

    • Extended Leave
    • Policies
    • Retention Topics
  • TN Department of Human Resources: Determining the Qualifications for an Administrative Services Assistant 1 and Administrative Services Assistant 2

    • Personnel Policies
    • Policies