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Policy Topics

  • Tuition Reimbursement

    Campbell County

    Regular full time employees of the Town shall be eligible to receive financial assistance for approved courses completed at an accredited educational institution.

    • Compensation
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Retention Topics
  • City of Tamarac Education Assistance Program

    Purpose: To establish guidelines and procedures for the implementation and
    administration of the City’s Education Assistance Program. Through the
    provision of limited financial assistance, it is the City’s intent to encourage and
    support the continued professional development of its employees. The program
    has been designed to assist employees in achieving educational goals that are
    beneficial to the City, as well as the individual employee. Furthermore, the
    benefits provided through the Education Assistance Program support the City’s
    strategic goal of creating and sustaining a culture conducive to the development
    and retention of skilled employees.

    • Compensation
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Retention Topics
    • Policies
  • FMLA Policy

    Each employee who has been employed by the City for at least one year and has worked at least 1,250 hours during the previous rolling 12 months is entitled to 12 weeks of unpaid, job protected leave during any 12-month period for any of the following reasons

    • Personnel
    • Topics
    • Policies
  • Holiday Leave

    The Human Resources Department will distribute a listing of observed holidays for continuous and non-continuous operations annually. 

    • Personnel
    • Topics
    • Policies
    • Leave
  • State of Maryland-Retirement Benefits

    The City is a member of the Maryland State Retirement and Pension Agency. The MSRPA is a State agency that administers retirement benefits for over 100 jurisdictions in Maryland. The City has no other retirement plans and no pension obligations to its retirees other than the benefits provided by the MSRPA. NOTE: This section does not apply to sworn members of the Police and Fire Departments who are covered under the Police/Fire Retirement Plan. 

    • Compensation
    • Personnel
    • Hiring
    • Topics
    • Policies
  • City of Hagerstown - Modified Duty Procedures

    To establish a formal process for identifying modified work assignments, authorizing eligible employees to perform modified work, supervising the performance of modified work.

    • Topics
    • Policies
  • City of Hagerstown-Safety and Health Program

    The City of Hagerstown's Safety and Health Program will be directed and coordinated by the Human Resource Department. 

    • Health and Safety
    • Health Topics
    • Policies
  • Saline County Progressive Discipline Policy

    PERSONNEL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

     

    • Conflict Topics
    • Disciplinary Procedures
    • Policies
  • Town of Herndon - Education Assistance Program

    This Administrative Regulation sets forth the policies and procedures concerning the employee educational assistance program.  This program is a benefit designed to attract and retain qualified persons for town service, broaden the knowledge of employees in their fields and to provide an avenue for career progression within the town.  This program is contingent upon annual appropriation of funds and is subject to change at any time. If budgeted funds are exhausted for the year, educational assistance stops prospectively until funding is refreshed.  No funds shall be committed for which there exists no funding.

    • Compensation
    • Topics
    • Policies
  • Disciplinary Action Procedures

    Saline County, AR

    The purpose of discipline is to ensure high standards of performance and efficiency, and to provide the citizens of the County with the highest possible level of courteous and professional public service. 

    • Conflicts
    • Topics
    • Policies
    • Disciplinary Procedures
    • Conflict Topics
  • Position Classification

    City of Hagerstown, MD

    The classification plan provides a system of titles and position description language for salaried employees throughout the City. 

    • Topics
    • RFPs
    • Policies
    • Classification and Compensation
  • Performance Appraisal Program

    City of Hagerstown, MD

    The City of Hagerstown's performance appraisal process encourages employee development by making the employee part of the process, and thereby optimizing productivity.

    • Topics
    • Retention Topics
    • Policies
    • Performance Management
  • Leave Without Pay

    Leave of Absences Without Pay may be granted for a period not to exceed one year. All requests for leave will be made on the appropriate form, through the department manager, and forwarded to the Human Resources Office and will be reviewed on an individual basis.

    • Personnel
    • Topics
    • Retention Topics
    • Policies
    • Leave
  • Deferred Compensation Policy

    City of Hagerstown, MD

    The City offers a deferred compensation plan which includes the purchase of insurance, annuity contracts, and other investment options through payroll deductions. The City is in no way financially responsible for the investment performance or payment of any of the deferred funds. This plan is commonly known as a 457 plan after the relevant section of the Internal Revenue Service Code. 

    • Compensatory Time
    • Policies
    • Retention Topics
  • Personnel Department

    The Personnel Department is responsible for the administration of all Personnel related policies and procedures in this manual and any others directed by the Mayor and City Council and/or City Administrator. 

    • Personnel Policies
    • Policies
  • Hazardous Weather Policy

    City of Hagerstown, MD

    All employees are expected to report to work for their regular shift. The only exceptions are those personnel on previously approved leave, or those whose positions allow the use of Liberal Leave. 

    • Personnel Topics
    • Policies
    • Weather Policy
  • Authority, Objectives, and Scope

    City of Hagerstown, MD

    The purpose of these regulations is to establish a system of uniform personnel policies and procedures.

    • Topics
    • Policies
  • Vacancies - Recruitment and Selection Policy

    City of Hagerstown, MD

    It is the policy of the City to recruit and select the most qualified persons for positions in the City service. Recruitment and selection shall be conducted to ensure competition for employment and to provide equal employment opportunity. 

    • Hiring
    • Topics
    • Recruitment and Selection
    • Policies
    • Hiring Topics
  • Health Insurance Opt

    Full time City of Hagerstown employees who have medical coverage through another source are eligible to participate in the Opt-Out program. The City offers this option in recognition of the needs of our diverse workforce and to provide the maximum flexibility in health care choices and savings to employees, their families and the City. 

    • Policies
    • Topics
    • Health
    • Personnel
  • Electronic Mail and Online Service Usage

    Electronic mail (e-mail) is an office communications tool which facilitates the sending of messages and documents within City Government and to outside entities. On-line services (i.e. the Internet) are a means of transmitting e-mail and sharing additional information. The City’s network (LAN) is a device designed to link PC’s together to facilitate file sharing, e-mail and other office automation tasks. 

    • Topics
    • Policies