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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  • Grant Pass, OR - Military Leave Policy

    Grants Pass, OR

    The purpose of this directive is to define the City's policy of time off, compensation, and benefits for employees called to military duty.

    • Travel
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    • Retention Topics
    • Policies
    • Military Leave
    • Leave
  • Inclement Weather Policy

    Oregon City, OR

    • Personnel Topics
    • Policies
    • Weather Policy
  • Castaic Lake Water Agency - Website and Social Media Policy

    Castaic Lake

    The Agency uses its websites and social media as components of the Agency’s public outreach activities and to assist in the conduct of and to promote Agency business.  Social media programs include, but are not limited to, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, blogs and other such programs that exist now or will be developed in the future.  The Agency’s websites and social media programs and data used for the social media programs are property of the Agency.   
     
    The purpose of the Agency’s website and social media programs is effective communication that ensures the Agency is recognized as a credible, effective and reliable authority for water infrastructure, management and policy. The Agency’s use of websites and social media programs should be to:

    1. Maintain and enhance credibility and public trust.
    2. Inform the public of what services the Agency provides.
    3. Promote the Agency’s programs and activities.
    4. Promote community partnerships and community events.
    5. Provide accurate information to the public regarding incidents and public service announcements.

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    • Technology
  • City of Grants Pass - Family Medical Leave

    Grants Pass, OR

    The purpose of this policy is to define eligibility for and designation of Family Medical Leave and Family Military Leave protections. If at any time these policies differ from State or Federal law, the City will apply the appropriate law.

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    • Legal
    • Retention Topics
    • Policies
    • Leave
  • Charles County-TELEWORK Policy and Procedure

    Charles County

    Charles County Government (the County) strives to recruit and retain a skilled, dedicated workforce and offer greater flexibility to employees while meeting the needs of a diverse resident population.  The use of a Telework Program is an innovative way of promoting greater work/life balance for employees while serving the needs of Charles County residents.  The Telework Program can be a valuable motivation and productivity tool, as long as resident and operational needs are met.  The Telework Program can also ensure continuity of operations during emergency situations by enabling some employees to work from remote locations.

     

    • Policies
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    • Telecommuting
  • State of Maine Alternative Work Schedules

    State of Maine

    An HR Memorandum regarding alternate work schedules.

    • Retention
    • Alternative Work Schedules
  • Recruitment of Government Employee Relatives

    Charles County, MD

    Powerpoint presentation of personnel policy & procedures for the recruitment/employment of relatives.

    • Conflicts
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    • Hiring
    • Policies
    • Nepotism
    • Hiring Topics
  • Annual Leave Sell Back

    Charles County

     

    • Donating Leave: Leave Banks & Leave Transfers
    • Policies
    • Resources
    • Retention Topics
  • State of Maine Anti-Harrassment Policy

    The State of Maine recognizes the dignity of the individual employee and the right employees to work in an environment which is free of intimidation and harassment. Because such harassment seriously undermines the integrity of the workplace and adversely affects employee morale, it is unacceptable and will not be tolerated.

    • Conflicts
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  • Telework Guide

    Charles County

    This guide is designed to assist employees in making a successful transition into the County's Telework Program.  This guide contains the County Teleworking Policy; information about the impact of teleworking on employees, supervisors, and co-workers; and questions and answers about teleworking. 

    This guide also contains a step-by-step guide on how to submit a Telework Request, including the forms that need to be completed.  Any employee interested in teleworking is strongly encouraged to read this manual, especially the step-by-step guide.  

     

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    • Retention Topics
    • Telecommuting
  • City of Keene Tuition Reimbursement

    The purpose of the Tuition Assistance Program is twofold―to provide support for the development of skills and knowledge that will be of direct benefit to the City’s business results and service excellence; and to encourage you to further your self-development for your current assignments and help you prepare for higher-level positions by means of financial assistance for education undertaken while carrying on your regular work. 

    • Compensation
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  • Employee Annual Leave Sell Back Program

    Charles County, MD

    The County Commissioners have authorized an Employee Annual Leave Sell Back Program for FY2012.  This program allows employees whose annual leave balances are 130 hours or more as of February 10, 2012 to be compensated for up to 5 days. 

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    • Policies
    • Leave
  • Charles County - Remote Workplace Self-Certification Checklist

    Charles County

    This checklist will help assess the overall adequacy and safety of your remote workplace and ensure that you have been properly prepared for teleworking. 

    • Technology
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    • Policies
  • Travel Procedures

    U.S. Virgin Islands

    All Inter-Island travel (including Puerto Rico) for the conduct of Legislative business shall be requested by a Senator or Division Head through the Executive Director on the forms created for that purpose. All travel away from the Territory shall be requested to the President on forms provided for that purpose. The business to be conducted by the Senator, Senatorial Staff or Central Staff Employee shall be briefly explained in the space provided on the forms, and the forms shall be signed by the requesting Senator or Division Head.

    • Travel
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    • Travel
    • Resources
    • Policies
    • Legal Topics
  • City of Keene - Military Leave

    If you, as a regular full-time employee, receive orders to report for military duty, you must let your supervisor know at once.  You will be afforded all privileges required by law.

    • Legal
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    • Retention Topics
    • Policies
    • Military Leave
  • Oregon Metro - Compensation Policy

    Portland, OR

    It is Metro’s policy to develop and adhere to consistent and transparent compensation practices. Metro shall establish compensation rates for classifications that take into account internal equity, labor market considerations, total compensation, characteristics such as knowledge, skills and abilities required of the work, and Metro’s economic condition. It is the goal of Metro to set compensation that:

    • Attracts, motivates and retains a highly qualified workforce;
    • Supports Metro’s commitment to diversity with equitable pay and benefits for staff in similar positions and with similar levels of responsibility;
    • Promotes organizational effectiveness; and
    • Maintains public trust in fiscal stewardship.

    • Compensation
    • Retention Topics
    • Policies
    • Compensation Strategies
  • Catastrophic Leave Policy

    State of Maine

    The State of Maine has historically supported the establishment of catastrophic leave banks on behalf of employees in situations where an employee or immediate family member suffers a catastrophic accident, illness or comparable life-threatening occurrence that prevents the employee from returning to work for an extended period of time. 

    • Leave
    • Policies
    • Retention Topics
  • Telework Request Form

    Charles County, MD

    This form initiates the employee's request to telework.  Employees should give the following forms, included in the Telework Request Packet, to their immediate supervisor: 

    • Telework Request Form;
    • Remote Workplace Self-Certification Checklist.

    • Retention
    • Compensation
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    • Telecommuting
    • Retention Topics
    • Resources
    • Policies
  • Whistleblower Protection Policy

    City of Troy, MI

    The purpose of this communication is to provide a procedure whenever an employee wishes to report an alleged violation of any State or Federal statute, City ordinance or Charter provision, personnel rule or administrative memorandum by any other employee or official of the City of Troy.

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    • Conflicts
    • Whistleblower Protection
    • Resources
    • Policies
    • Legal Topics
  • Employee Performance Review

    City of Anaheim, CA

    This section is a summary of the goals and objectives the employee received for the rating period covered by this evaluation. These are the goals and objectives against which performance is being assessed, and this section should be re-stating the expectations the employee has already received. 

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    • Retention Topics
    • Policies
    • Performance Management