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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 40. Department of Social Services
Chapter 675. Personnel Policies for Local Departments of Social Services

22VAC40-675-50. Adoption of specific policies of the local jurisdiction.

A. A local department, upon approval by the local board, may request approval to follow specific local jurisdiction policies instead of the personnel policies and procedures outlined in the administrative manual. The following local policy options may be requested on the Local Policy Request Form:

1. Performance evaluation;

2. Standards of conduct;

3. Leave policies;

4. Holiday schedule;

5. Inclement weather;

6. Probationary period;

7. Layoff;

8. Classification, compensation, or classification and compensation;

9. Affirmative action; or

10. Political activity.

B. When the local department wants to exercise one or more of the allowable options, it must obtain required approvals and submit the required forms to the department in accordance with the administrative manual. The commissioner will provide his analysis to the board, and the deviation request shall be presented to the board for action.

C. When a local department desires to revert from the previously approved local jurisdiction human resources policy to the personnel policy set forth in the administrative manual, the local department shall notify the department by submitting an updated Human Resource Policy Record form.

Statutory Authority

§§ 63.2-217 and 63.2-219 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 20, Issue 8, eff. February 1, 2004; amended, Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 20, eff. July 15, 2016.

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