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Personnel Management in Counties
Personnel Authority in Counties
County Employee Compensation
Comptroller's Form - Letter of Agreement
Employment at Will
Employment Discrimination
State and Federal Laws Prohibiting Employment Discrimination
Protected Classifications
Prohibited Discriminatory Practices
Preventing Discrimination in the Workplace
Race/Color Discrimination
Disability Discrimination
Purpose of ADA
ADA Definitions
Reasonable Accommodation and Undue Hardship
Reasonable Accommodation Definition
Asking for an Accommodation
Providing Reasonable Accommodation
Undue Hardship
Medical Examinations under ADA
Disability-Related Inquiry
Medical Examinations Defined
Job-Related Medical Examinations
FAQ's about Medical Examinations under the ADA
Periodic Testing and Monitoring under the ADA
Safety Concerns
Drug and Alcohol Use
Insurance and Sick Leave
Technical Assistance
Age Discrimination
National Origin Discrimination
Sex Discrimination
Sexual Harassment
Pregnancy Discrimination
Gender-Based Wage Discrimination
Religious Discrimination
Genetic Discrimination
Workplace Harassment
Employer Strict Liability
Tangible Employment Action
Defending Against Workplace Harassment Claims
Policy and Complaint Procedures
Conducting Effective Investigations
Other Preventive and Corrective Measures
Immediate and Appropriate Corrective Action
Harassment by Non-Employees
Small Workplaces
Employee’s Duty to Exercise Reasonable Care
Drug Testing
Federal Drug Free Workplace Requirements
State Drug Free Workplace Program (Workers’ Compensation)
Federally Mandated Drug Testing
Governmental Employee Drug Testing - The Constitutional Issues
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Application of the FLSA
Non-Covered Workers
Independent Contractors
Elected Officials and Their Personal Staff
Exempt Employees
Executive, Administrative and Professional Exemptions
The Salary Basis Requirement
The Primary Duty Requirement
Executive Employee Exemption
Administrative Employee Exemption
Professional Employee Exemption
Computer Employee Exemption
Highly Compensated Worker Exemption
Seasonal Recreational Employees
Public Safety Employees
Wages and Overtime
Minimum Wage Provisions
Overtime Provisions
Calculating Overtime Pay
Hourly Rate Employees
Day Rates and Job Rates
Employees Paid on a Salary Basis
Employees Working at Two or More Rates
Multiple Jobs/Dual Employment
Occasional or Sporadic Employment
On-Call Pay
Fixed Salary for Fluctuating Hours
Determination of Applicable Workweek or Work Period
Overtime Pay May Not Be Waived
Public Safety Employees-7(k) Exemption
Fire Protection Activities
Law Enforcement Personnel
Fire Protection and Law Enforcement
Emergency Medical Service Employees
Tours of Duty
Sleep Time under § 7(k)
Outside Employment
Interrelationship with Other Exemptions
Hospital and Nursing Home Employees
Compensable Hours
Sleep Time
On Call Time
Waiting Time
Show-up, Call-in, Roll Call or Reporting Time
Stand-By Time
Meal Periods
Rest Periods or Breaks
Training Time
Travel Time
De Minimis Time
Compensatory Time
Accrual of Comp Time
Use of Comp Time
Payment for Accrued Comp Time
Non-FLSA Comp Time
Child Labor Provisions
Records to be Kept by Employers
Enforcement and Penalties
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Coverage under the FMLA
Qualifying Reasons for FMLA Leave
Leave for Birth, Adoption and Foster Care
Leave for Serious Health Condition
Leave for Treatment of Substance Abuse
Military-related Leave
Leave for Qualifying Exigency
Military Caregiver Leave
Amount and Timing of Leave under the FMLA
Intermittent Leave and Reduced Leave Schedules
Calculating FMLA Leave
Required Notices and Designation of Leave
Employer Notice Requirements
General Notice
Eligibility Notice
Rights and Responsibilities Notice
Designation Notice
Employee Notice Requirements
Certifications and Reports
Medical Certifications
Authentication and Clarification
Second and Third Opinions
Annual Medical Certification
Military-related Certifications
Reports of Status and Intent to Return to Work
Employee Rights During and After Leave
Protections for Employees Who Assert FMLA Rights
Special Rules for Schools
Interaction with Tennessee's Parental Leave Act
Public Employee Political Activity
Personnel Policies
Required Personnel Policies
Leave Policies
Wage and Hour Policies
Non-discrimination and Sexual Harassment Policies
Drug and Alcohol Testing Policies
Adoption of Required Policies
Adoption of Required Policies by County Officials
Adoption of Required Policies by County Mayor/County Legislative Body
Attorney Review
Approval and Filing of the Policies
Amendment of Policies
Policy Preparation Tips and Suggestions
Statutory Responsibilities
Distribution of Required Information and Other Duties
Recordkeeping Requirements
Enforcement Provisions
Sample Personnel Policies
Sample Leave Policies
Sample Policy - Holidays
Sample Policy - Sick Leave
Sample Policy - Vacation/Annual Leave
Sample Policy - Personal Leave
Sample Policy - Pregnancy Leave
Sample Policy - Family and Medical Leave
Sample Policy - Bereavement/Funeral Leave
Sample Policy - Voting Leave
Sample Policy - Jury and Court Duty
Sample Policy - In Line of Duty Injury Leave (for counties covered by Workers’ Compensation)
Sample Policy - In Line of Duty Injury Leave (for counties not covered by Workers’ Compensation)
Sample Policy - Administrative Leave with Pay
Sample Policy - Administrative Leave without Pay
Sample Policy - Military Leave
Sample Wage and Hour Policies
Sample Policy - Workweek
Sample Policy - Overtime
Sample Policy - Compensatory Time
Sample Policy - Time Records
Sample Non-Discrimination and Harassment Policies
Sample Policy - Equal Employment Opportunity
Sample Policy - Hiring Practices
Sample Policy - Discrimination/Harassment Complaint Procedure
Sample Policy - Religious Accommodation
Sample Policy - Disability Accommodation
Sample Policy - Sexual Harassment
Sample Drug-Free Workplace and Drug Testing Policies
Sample Forms and Acknowledgments
Employee Leave
Vacation/Annual Leave
Sick Leave
Bereavement/Funeral Leave
Voting Leave
Jury and Court Duty
Pregnancy Leave and other Parental Leave
Administrative Leave with Pay
Administrative Leave without Pay
Leave After an Arrest
In Line of Duty Injury Leave
Leave for Arrested Employees
Military Leave
Federal Law-USERRA
State Law
Workers' Compensation
Miscellaneous Personnel Issues
Fingerprinting and Background Checks
Immigration and Form I-9
Residency Requirements
Personnel Files
Compensation Plans
Smoking in the Workplace
Monitoring of Electronic Mail
Firearms in the Workplace
Expense Accounts
Fringe Benefits
Wage Assignments and Garnishments
Whistleblower Statute
Part-Time Employees
Termination Pay
Unemployment Compensation
Providing Employee Information to Prospective Employers
FIT, FICA Withholding, and Miscellaneous Reporting Matters
Commercial Driver Licenses
Limitations of Liability for Employers