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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
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  • 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
  • City of Hagerstown Substance Abuse Drug Testing Policy

    City of Hagerstown, MD

     The purpose of this policy is to comply with Federal mandates included in both the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988 and Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991.

    • Health
    • Alcohol & Drugs
  • City of Hagerstown- Termination of Employment Process

    Provide a smooth and consistent transition from active employment to date of resignation/retirement. 

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  • City of Hagerstown- Vacancies and Selections

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  • City of Hagerstown - Retirement Benefits

    City of Hagerstown

    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.

    • Compensation
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    • Termination Topics
    • Retirement Plans
    • Policies
  • City of Hagerstown- Job Sharing

    • Policies
  • City of Hagerstown, MD-PERSONNEL POLICY AUTHORITY, OBJECTIVES, AND SCOPE

    Pursuant to the authority granted by the laws of the State of Maryland, the following policies and procedures are set forth by the Mayor and City Council, the City Charter of Hagerstown, and the City Administrator. Exceptions to the polices may be made by the City Administrator. 

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    • Policies
  • Hennepin County - Tuition Reimbursement Policy

    The county will share a portion of the cost of education for degree or certificate programs which directly improves employee performance in his/her job; helps achieve his/her department's or the county’s service mission, goals, and objectives; or enables an employee to prepare for a promotional position or another position within the county, subject to the county’s budget limitations and appointing authority approval. 

    • Compensation
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    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Retention Topics
    • Policies
  • Abusive Conduct Policy- City of Gallatin

    • Policies
  • Hennepin County-Tobacco Free Property Policy

    Pursuant to Resolution 11-0107, Hennepin County prohibits all tobacco use on County-owned and single tenant leased property (“Hennepin County Property”) described herein, including grounds, structures, parking ramps, parking lots, and equipment. The policy (the Hennepin County Tobacco Free Property Policy) supersedes the no-smoking policies adopted by the County Board of Commissioners under Resolutions 00-7-433R3 and 10-0397.

    • Health Topics
    • Policies
    • Tobacco/Smoking
  • Tuition Reimbursement FAQs- Hennepin County HR Department

    • Policies
    • Resources
    • Retention Topics
    • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Motor Vehicle Operations Policy- Tamarac

    • Policies
  • Castaic Lake Water Agency - Catastrophic Leave Donation Policy

    This policy allows for unsolicited donation of sick leave accrual when approved by the District in its discretion.

    • Topics
    • Health
    • Policies
    • Leave
  • Nutrition Policy- Hennepin County

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  • Charles County - Whistleblower Policy

    Charles County Government is committed to ethical standards of conduct.  This policy provides an avenue for employees to raise concerns regarding fraud, waste, and abuse, as well as reassurance they will be protected from reprisals for reporting, in good faith, possible misuse of County funds or resources.

    • Conflicts
    • Topics
    • Whistleblower Protection
    • Policies
    • Legal Topics
  • Charles County - Whistleblower Policy

    Charles County Government is committed to ethical standards of conduct.  This policy provides an avenue for employees to raise concerns regarding fraud, waste, and abuse, as well as reassurance they will be protected from reprisals for reporting, in good faith, possible misuse of County funds or resources. 

    • Topics
    • Whistleblower Protection
    • Policies
    • Legal Topics
  • Cecil County - Tobacco Free Workplace Policy

    Cecil County Government is committed to establishing and maintaining the safest possible environment for its employees and citizens.  As part of this commitment, Cecil County Government property (including owned, leased, or operated property as well as vehicles) will be tobacco-free.  This policy is established to minimize adverse effects of tobacco to employees, visitors, volunteers, and citizens and reduce risk of fire, promote health and serve as a community role model, eliminate second hand smoke, enhance employee productivity and reduce healthcare costs.

    • Policies
    • Topics
  • Charles County - Sample Departmental Compensatory Time Policy

    Effective January 1, 2011, non-exempt employees of the [insert Department or Office] will be required to use accrued compensatory leave for the first three days of any unscheduled approved absences regardless of whether their absence qualifies for the use of accrued sick leave, annual leave or any other accrued leave available to the employee.  Unscheduled absences eligible for bereavement leave, County authorized administrative leave or related to work place injuries will not be required to use accrued compensatory leave.

    • Compensation
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    • Policies
    • Compensatory Time Policy
  • Personnel Manual

    Kansas City, Missouri

    This Manual is an outline of the basic personnel policies, practices and procedures of the Housing Authority.  This Manual is not intended to and does not alter the employment-at-will relationship of any of the Authority’s employees in any way.

    • Personnel Policies
    • Policies
  • City of Lansing Pandemic Policy

    1. To provide policy guidance that ensures continuity of government operations during an extended pandemic.
    2. To support community wide measures to combat the pandemic while providing essential City services.
    3. To support City employees as they face personal and family needs as well as public service responsibilities.

    • Health Topics
    • Pandemic Policy
    • Policies
  • Court Policies

    • Court Policies
    • Personnel Topics
    • Policies