Policies

For each policy below you will find the pdf versions as well as the policy history, the statutory authority, the administrative code, previous policies and FAQs when applicable.

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitles eligible employees to take up to 12 workweeks of unpaid, job-protected leave in a 12-month period for a “qualifying exigency” arising out of the foreign deployment of the employee’s spouse, son, daughter, or parent. FMLA leave for this purpose is called qualifying exigency leave. 

On June 25, 2011, Senate Bill 781 (Session Law 2011-398) was passed into law which took away the ability of the State Human Resources Commission (SHRC) to hear and render decisions in contested employee grievance cases.

This policy governs the review of employee grievance by state agencies and the Office of State Human Resources and the availability of remedies for those grievances. This policy applies to employees filing grievances on or after August 21, 2013.