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Employee Handbook

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City Personnel Handbook 2019 (PDF)

Effective September 1, 2019

This handbook describes many of your responsibilities as an employee and outlines the various programs developed by the City to benefit its employees. This Employee Handbook is designed to acquaint you with employment with the City of Montgomery, Alabama (hereinafter referred to as the “City”) and to provide you with information about its personnel policies and practices including the terms, conditions and privileges of your employment. This Employee Handbook has been adopted by the City of Montgomery. The cabinet and department heads have been authorized to interpret, implement, and administer the provisions of this handbook. You should read, understand, and comply with all provisions of the handbook. One of our objectives is to provide a work environment that is conducive to both personal and professional growth.

Compliance with this handbook, departmental rules and regulations, any other official City policies, and the City/County Personnel Handbook is mandatory for all employees.

Additional Information

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  • Accident Review Board

  • Accrued Leave Time

  • Anti-Retaliation Policy

  • Automobile Policies

  • Benefit Continuation Under Cobra

  • Cellular Phones, PDAS, and Other Handheld Electronic Devices

  • Changes in Personal Data

  • City Investigations

  • Code of Ethics / Conflicts of Interest

  • Code of Ethics / Conflicts of Interest Romantic and/or Sexual Relationship with Other Employees

  • Definitions of Harassment

  • Disability Accommodation (ADA Requests)

  • Doing Business with Other Employees

  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse Policy

  • Drug and Alcohol Screening and Testing

  • Electronic Communications- UPDATED!

  • Emergency Closing Plan

  • Employee Benefits

  • Employee Obligations

  • Employee Pay

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

  • Exit Interviews

  • Health Insurance and Other Benefits

  • Identification Badges

  • Immigration Law Compliance

  • Job Descriptions

  • Job Performance

  • Jury/Witness Duty

  • Leave Limit Charts

  • Mandatory Deductions Taxes

  • Military Leave

  • Miscellaneous Provisions

  • Nepotism

  • Non-Disclosure

  • Open Door Grievance Policy

  • Outside Activities

  • Outstanding Warrant Policy

  • Performance Appraisals

  • Politics

  • Polygraph Examinations

  • Probationary Period

  • Professional Conduct Policy and Prohibition Against Harassment

  • Progressive Discipline/Due Process

  • Protected Communications

  • References

  • Reporting Arrests

  • Reporting Requirements- UPDATED!

  • Safety

  • Security Inspections

  • Separation From Employment

  • Sick Leave

  • Smoking

  • Social Media and Social Networking- UPDATED!

  • Solicitation and Distribution

  • Take Home Vehicles and City Vehicles

  • Tardiness and Partial Absences- UPDATED!

  • Tobacco Use Policy

  • Unemployment Compensation Benefits

  • Vehicles and City Equipment- UPDATED!

  • Wireless Communications Devices Use Policy While Driving

  • Workers’ Compensation

  • Workplace Rules of Conduct

  • Workplace Violence Prevention Policy

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