Appendix A

Personnel Policies

A personnel policy should address the following elements.

 

Filling vacancies

  • Recruitment
  • Selection
  • Appointment

 

Personnel procedures

  • Probation
  • Performance evaluation
  • Promotion
  • Grievance procedures
  • Personnel records
  • Resignation and dismissal
  • Retirement

 

Salaries, position classifications

 

Benefits

  • Insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Hours, schedules, overtime, compensatory time

 

Staff development (can be a separate continuing education policy)

  • In-service training
  • Formal education
  • Professional affiliations

 

Vacation and leave

  • Vacation
  • Sick leave
  • Holidays
  • Personal leave, including maternity and paternity leave
  • Professional and educational leave
  • Jury duty
  • Reserve military duty
  • Emergency leave