Welcome to the IPMA-HR HR Resources page, designed to give our public sector HR professional members quick and easy access to critical, time-saving “best practices” and peer-provided solutions specific to their own challenges. These resources keep our members current on trends and developments within the profession. HR Resources provides quick and easy access to sample policies and RFPs to help solve unique challenges within human resources.

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Policy Topics

  • Emergency Family & Medical Leave Expansion Act (H.R. 6201) (FMLA)

    Emergency Family & Medical Leave Expansion Act (FMLEA) provides time away from work for an eligible employee for the following conditions:

    1. To care for a dependent child under the age of 18 when schools have been closed due to a Public Emergency of at least 5 consecutive days, AND child care is unavailable, AND the employee is not able to telework.

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  • Emergency Sick Leave Act (Division E of H.R. 6201)

    Policy

    • Two weeks (up to 80 hours) of paid sick leave at the employee’s regular rate of pay where the employee is unable to work because the employee is quarantined (pursuant to Federal, State, or local government order or advice of a health care provider), and/or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and seeking a medical diagnosis; or
    • Two weeks (up to 80 hours) of paid sick leave at two-thirds the employee’s regular rate of pay because the employee is unable to work because of a bona fide need to care for an individual subject to quarantine (pursuant to Federal, State, or local government order or advice of a health care provider), or care for a child (under 18 years of age) whose school or child care provider is closed or unavailable for reasons related to COVID-19, and/or the employee is experiencing a substantially similar condition as specified by the Secretary of Health and Human Services, in consultation with the Secretaries of the Treasury and Labor.

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  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act Overview

    What is the families first coronavirus response act?

  • Sample Recall to Work Notice

    Goose Creek, SC

    On_________________ (insert date) you were laid off from your position subject to recall. At that time there was no continuing work for you.

    In the written layoff notice previously provided, you were informed your position would be subject to recall should work become available. You were also instructed if there was any in change of address, for up to one year from the date of your lay off, it was your responsibility to notify us immediately (in writing) of your new mailing address(es). We have received no such change of address notification from you as of the date of this letter.

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  • COVID-19 Leave Request Form

    City of Myrtle Beach, SC

     

  • COVID-19 Leave Request for Childcare Supplemental Form

    City of Myrtle Beach, SC

    This supplemental form must be submitted with all requests for COVID-19 Leave requests due to the closure of daycare and/or schools; or the unavailability of childcare due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Without the completion of this supplemental request form, COVID-19 Leave will not be granted and employee will be required to utilize annual leave for all time not worked. This form must be approved by the Department Head and the City Manager, Deputy City Manager, Assistant City Manager, or Chief Financial Officer prior to submission to the HR/OD department for implementation of COVID-19 Leave. Approval of this leave is during Emergency Operations only and does not imply leave may be granted after the COVID-19 Emergency Operations has ceased. 

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  • Response to Contagious Conditions at Work

    Henry County, GA

    The County strives to provide a safe and healthy workplace for all employees. This policy outlines our overall response to a pandemic flu outbreak or similar illness

    This policy outlines specific steps the County takes to safeguard employees' health and well-being during a flu pandemic, or similar illness, while ensuring the County's ability to maintain essential operations and continue providing essential services to our citizens. In addition, it provides guidance on how we intend to respond to specific operational and human resource issues in the event of a pandemic.

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  • Planned Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic for City Employees

    City of Newnan, GA

    The new coronavirus, COVID-19, is not a flu but a pneumonia-like infection. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) believes at this time that symptoms may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure. The good news is that, except in rare situations, an employee diagnosed with the virus will have no significant long-term health care problems. 

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  • Infectious Disease Control Executive Order

    Midvale City, UT

    Midvale City will take proactive steps to protect the workplace in the event of an infectious disease outbreak. It is the goal of Midvale City during any such time period to strive to operate effectively and ensure that all essential services are continuously provided and that employees are safe within the workplace.

    Midvale City is committed to providing authoritative information about the nature and spread of infectious diseases, including symptoms and signs to watch for, as well as required steps to be taken in the event of an illness or outbreak.

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  • Communicable Disease Executive Order

    Midvale City, UT

    Midvale City’s decisions involving persons who have communicable diseases shall be based on current and well-informed medical judgments concerning the disease, the risks of transmitting the illness to others, the symptoms and special circumstances of each individual who has a communicable disease, and a careful weighing of the identified risks and the available alternative for responding to an employee with a communicable disease.

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  • Municipal Order Providing for Leave for Employees Diagnosed with COVID-19

    City of Henderson, KY

     

  • Telecommuting Policy and Procedure

    Solano County Water Agency

    It is the policy of SCWA to provide a telecommuting program as an alternative to the traditional work location. The program is designed to achieve increased productivity and effective use of staff work time, promote efficient use of resources, and assist in reducing traffic and air quality hazards.

    Telework refers to a work flexibility arrangement under which an employee performs the duties and responsibilities of such employee's position, and other authorized activities, from an approved worksite other than the location from which the employee would otherwise work.

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  • Sample Coronavirus Communication and FAQ

    STRS Ohio

    Following up on Friday’s email to you, with various reports in the news about the coronavirus (COVID-19), STRS Ohio wants you to know that we will continue to promote a safe working environment. While not a current problem at STRS Ohio, we are recommending associates follow the expert advice of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC — www.cdc.gov), regarding the coronavirus. The goal is to minimize risks to our associates and members, while continuing to effectively run our business.


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  • Internship Program Handbook

    Martin County, FL

    The Martin County Internship Program is designed to give students valuable hands-on experience in government, and an opportunity to build their professional network.

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  • Volunteer Program Handbook

    Martin County, FL

    Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Martin County. We appreciate your commitment to making a difference and serving the community. Volunteering with Martin County Board of County Commissioners is a highly rewarding experience in which you will have fun, meet new people, gain job experiences, and make a difference in a very meaningful way. Whether you are looking to forever imprint your positive mark in the world around you or seeking a place to complete mandated community service hours, Martin Volunteers may have a spot for you. This is because the mission of the program is to build a unified community through the widespread involvement of diverse volunteers within Martin County. Should you decide to serve, you will join many other volunteers who donate their time and talent for the advancement of this beautiful community. The work of our volunteers is truly appreciated as we could not serve the community to the level that we do without their contributions!

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  • Motor Vehicle Use Policy

    Georgia Department of Human Services

    The Department of Human Services (DHS) employs nearly 9,000 associates with two-thirds of the population routinely operating a motor vehicle for state business purposes.

    • Personnel
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  • Recruitment and Selection Policy

    Georgia Department of Human Services

    The Department of Humans Services (DHS) is committed to employing the most qualified candidates while engaging in recruitment and selection practices that comply with all applicable Federal and State laws. It is the policy of DHS to provide equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees.

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  • Applicant Tracking System – HR PASS Implementation

    Georgia Department of Human Services

    • Branded as Human Resources Personnel Action Self-Service System (HR PASS)
    • Cloud-based
    • Aligned with agency’s strategic plan and core values
    • Automation of recruitment process and most HR actions

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  • Test Employee Evaluation Form

    Superior Court of California

    Core Competencies for Collections Fiscal Assistant II Position

    • Hiring
    • Compensation
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  • Catastrophic Leave Program

    Pleasant Valley Education Association

    For certificated members of the Pleasant Valley Education Association, catastrophic leave procedures are described in the collective bargaining agreement between the Pleasant Valley School District and the Pleasant Valley Education Association.

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