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State Human Resources Manual Alphabetical Index

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A

Academic assistance program   9-1
Accidental death and dismemberment insurance   6-2
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in the workplace   8-21
Acting promotion   4-106
Adverse weather and emergency closings   5-2
Age limitations   2-38
Age discrimination   1-1
Aggregate service (see total state service)   3-6
Aliens, employment of   2-1
Annual leave (see vacation leave)   5-100
Appeals   7-25
Applications   2-23; 2-37
Appointment   3-1
Appointment ended   11-9
Appointment types   3-1
            Intermittent   3-5
            Permanent   3-2; 3-35
            Permanent part-time   3-4
            Pre-vocational student   3-5
            Probationary   3-1; 3-32
            Temporary   3-3
            Temporary part-time   3-4
            Time-limited permanent   3-3
            Trainee   3-2; 3-34
Apprenticeship training   9-20
Awards   6-19

B

Back pay   7-61
Back Pay (PD-14)
Blood donation leave (See Other Management Approved Leave)   5-92
Bone marrow donation leave (See Other Management Approved Leave)   5-92
Break in service   4-117

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C

Call-back pay   4-94
Career banding salary administration   4-6
Career growth recognition award   4-19
Career status   3-35
Child involvement leave (See Community Service Leave)   5-13
Child Labor   4-67
Civil leave   5-10
Commitments and position vacancy   3-19
Communicable disease emergency   8-25
Community service leave   5-13

Community Service Leave - Literacy, Tutoring and Mentoring 5-18.2
Compensation of foreign service employees   4-34
Compensation of state employees   4-1
Compensation plan   4-1
Compensatory leave   5-20
Compensatory leave (exempt from provisions of overtime)   5-19
Compensatory time off (non-exempt from provisions of overtime) 4-48
Comprehensive compensation system   4-16
Confidential information   3-26
Conflicting employment   3-37
Contested cases/remedies   7-60
Contested case review procedure   7-69
Cost-of-living adjustment   4-20
Court attendance   5-10
Credentials verification   2-38
Creditable service   3-6

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D

Deductions in pay notice   4-5
Deferred compensation   6-12
Demotion   4-29
Dental plan   6-2
Dependent care assistance plan   6-2
Direct Deposit   4-3
Disability income plan (DIPNC)   6-13
Disciplinary action, suspension and dismissal   7-1
Discrimination, appeal    7-28
Dismissal   7-1
Doctor's certification   5-94
Dual employment   3-8

E

Educational assistance program   (See Academic Assistance Program)   9-1
Educational leave   5-21; 9-5
Effective date (see applicable pay policy)
Emergency call-back pay   4-94
Emergency closings   5-2
Employee appeals and grievances   7-25; 7-37
Employee mediation and grievance process   7-37
Employment contracts   3-17
Employment of aliens   2-1
Employment of relatives   2-39
Employment offers   3-18
Equal employment opportunity   1-1
Equal Employment Opportunity Institute   1-5
Equal employment opportunity program and plan   1-8
Exemptions from the hours of work and overtime policy (FLSA)  4-58
Extended duty, medical personnel   4-32

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F

Fair Labor Standards Act  4-46
Family and Medical leave   5-22
Family and Medical Leave-Military Caregiver  5-52
Family and Medical Leave-Qualifying Exigency  5-46
Family illness leave   5-53
Final administrative grievance review by State Human Resources Commission   7-53
Final disciplinary procedure (comprehensive compensation system)   4-25
Flexible benefits   6-1
Flex-time (variable work schedule)   3-46
Foreign nationals, employment of   2-1
Foreign service compensation   4-34
Front pay   7-63

G

Gap Hours   4-50
Gap Hours Compensation   4-51
Geographical differential   4-2; 4-126
Grievances
              Appeals to State Personnel Commission - contested cases   7-25
              Applicant Appeal  1-4
              Comprehensive compensation system pay dispute   4-26
              Discrimination special provisions   1-4; 7-28
              Employee appeals & grievances   7-25
              Employee mediation and grievance process   7-37
              Harassment grievance procedures & appeals  1-24
              Remedies of employees objecting to material in file   3-30
              Selection complaint/contested case procedures   2-36

H

Harassment   1-22
Handicapped, employment of   1-2
Health insurance   6-15
Holiday premium pay   4-39
Holidays   5-57
Horizontal transfer   4-42
Hours of work (see work schedule)   3-45
Hours of work and overtime   4-46

I

ID Badge   8-7.1
Immediate family, employment of relative   2-39
Immediate family, illness and death   5-96
Immigration/employment of foreign nationals   2-1
Initial classification   4-78
In-range adjustments   4-79
Interchange of government employees   3-20
Intermittent appointment   3-5

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J

Jury duty   5-10

L

Leave Offsetting   5-1
Leave with pay
            Adoption   5-23; 5-95
            Adverse weather   5-2
            Civil   5-10
            Community involvement - makeup provision (See Comm. Service)   5-17
            Educational   5-21; 9-5
            Employee transfer   5-99
            Holidays   5-57
            Maternity   5-95; 5-72; 5-22
            Military   5-74
            Sick   5-93
            Special leave awards   6-27
            Vacation   5-100
            Volunteer participation   5-90
            Workers' compensation (vacation and sick)   6-43
Leave without pay  5-66
            Adverse weather   5-6
            Family and medical   5-22
            Military   5-74
            Workers' compensation   6-43
Legal defense   6-15
Listing vacancies   2-18
Longevity pay   4-84

M

Maternity leave   (see family and medical leave and other leave without pay)
Maximum   4-27
Meal period   3-45
Mediation and grievance process   7-37
Medical certification   5-94
Medical personnel, extended duty   4-32
Medical statement   5-94
Memorial program   6-29
Mentoring program   9-14
Midpoint   4-27
Military leave   5-74
Differential pay   5-78
            With pay   5-76
            Without pay   5-80
Minimum   4-27
Minimum qualifications   2-19
Minimum age   2-38
Minimum wage   4-47

N

NC Flex   6-1
Nepotism   2-39
New appointments   4-89
North Carolina rating scale   10-9

O

Offsetting   5-1
On-call compensation   4-94
Overtime compensation   4-46

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P

Parental leave (see family and medical leave and other leave without pay)
Pay in lieu of notice   7-18
Payment of Salary   4-3
Pay status   4-2; 4-27
PD-14, Statement of Back Pay
Performance increases (see comprehensive compensation policy)   4-16
Performance bonus   4-23
Performance management system   10-1; 4-16
Performance pay dispute resolution procedures   7-56
Permanent appointment   3-2
            Part-time   3-4
Personal protective equipment   8-1
Personnel records and reports   3-24
Physical examination for military service   5-77
Physician extended duty pay   4-32
Policy-making exempt - priority reemployment procedures   2-9
Political activity   3-23
Posting and listing vacancies   2-22
Posting period   2-20
Prevocational student appointment   3-5
Priority for current employees (promotional priority)   2-14
Priority referral system   2-13
Privacy of personnel records   3-24
Probationary period   3-1; 3-32
Probationary increase   4-91
Promotion   4-101
Promotion priority  2-14
Protective equipment   8-1
Public manager program   9-22

Q

Qualifications, minimum   2-19

R

Range revision   4-122
Rating scale   10-9
Reallocation   4-107
Reasonable Accommodation   1-18
Reassignment   4-29
Reclassification (see reallocation)   4-107
Records and reports   3-24
Recruitment   2-17
Redeployment   4-114
Reduction-in-force   11-1; 11-3; 11-9
Reduction-in-force policy   11-3
Reduction-in-force guidelines   11-1
Reduction-in-force - priority reemployment   2-24
Reinstatement   4-117
Relatives, employment of   2-39
Resignation   11-6
Resignation notice   11-6
Retention salary adjustments   4-80 (in-range); 4-135 (special)
Retirement   11-8 (separation); 6-16 (retirement system);
Retirement System   6-16
Rewards and recognition   6-19
Richard Caswell Award - Noteworthy Dedicated Service   6-21

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S

Safety and health   8-8
Salary Adjustments   4-79 (in-range); 4-135 (special retention)
Salary, payment of   4-3
Salary ranges   4-1
Salary range revision   4-122
Secondary employment   3-37
Selection   2-35
Separation   11-6
Sick leave   5-96
Service awards   6-23
Settlements/consent agreements in grievances   7-67
Severance salary continuation   11-11
Sex discrimination   1-1
Sexual harassment   (see unlawful workplace harassment) 1-22
Shared leave   5-111
Shift premium pay   4-128
Sick leave   5-93
Sign-on bonus   4-131
Social security   6-18
Special leave awards   6-27
Special minimum rate (SMR)   4-28; 4-90; 4-122
Special salary adjustments - retention   4-135
State employee memorial program   6-29
State employees workplace requirements program for safety and health   8-8
State Personnel Act   14-1
State Personnel Commission   13-1
State Personnel System   13-7
Statement of Back Pay, PD-14
Statutory provisions
            Employment Preference for Veterans   14-63
            Federal Hatch Political Activities Act    14-59
            State Employees Workplace Req. Program for Safety and Health   14-61
            State Personnel Act   14-1
            Title VII of the Civil Rights Act   14-45
Supplemental insurance programs   6-18
Supplemental salary   4-138
Suspension   7-1

T

Teleworking   3-39
Temporary appointment   3-3
            Part-time   3-4

Temporary promotion   4-106
Time change   3-47
Time limited permanent appointment   3-3
Total compensation and total employment   4-2
Total state service   3-6; 4-85
Trainee appointment   3-2; 4-92
Trainee salary progression   4-92
Training and development   9-17
Transfer   4-42 (See Horizontal Transfer)
Transfer leave   5-98
Tuition assistance   9-1

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U

Unavailability when leave is exhausted   11-7
Unemployment insurance   6-34

Upgrade (see reallocation)   4-107
Unlawful workplace harassment   1-22

V

Vacancies, recruitment and posting   2-17
Vacancy announcements   2-18
Vacation leave   5-100
            Shared leave   5-111
Vacation leave, payment of   5-106
Verification of credentials   2-38
Veteran's preference   2-41
Vision plan   6-2
Voluntary resignation without notice   11-6
Voluntary shared leave program   5-111
Volunteer emergency service (See Other Management Approved Leave)   5-90
Volunteer participation leave (See Other Management Approved Leave)   5-90

W

Withholding money   4-4
Workers' compensation administration   6-38
Workers’ compensation leave   6-43
Workforce Planning   2-46
Workplace harassment   1-22
Workplace safety requirements   8-8
Worksite wellness   8-36
Work week   3-45
Work options   3-43
Work plan   (see performance management system)   10-1
Workplace violence   8-15
Work schedule   3-45
              Time change   3-47

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Resources

Policies webpage

Manual Revisions webpage

Manual Index webpage

List of Repealed Policies webpage New item

Local Government Policies Rules webpage

Policies Disclaimer webpage

Recruitment and Selection Plans webpage

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