Queen Annes County, MD
 
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Public Documents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of County Commissioners of Queen Anne's County 1-1-1999 by Ord. No. 98-17-A; amended in its entirety 10-26-2010 by Ord. No. 10-16. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Definitions — See Ch. 2.
Rules of interpretation — See Ch. 3.
Ethics — See Ch. 8.
Article I Definitions; Word Usage

§ 27-1 Terms defined.

§ 27-2 Word usage.

Article II Organization of Human Resources System

§ 27-3 Statement of purpose; policy.

§ 27-4 Human resource practice standards.

§ 27-5 Responsibilities of County Commissioners.

§ 27-6 Responsibilities of County Administrator.

§ 27-7 Responsibilities of Director of Department of Human Resources.

§ 27-8 Responsibility of departmental directors.

Article III Exempt Service and State Employees

§ 27-9 Establishment.

§ 27-10 Composition.

§ 27-11 Application of Human Resources Ordinance.

Article IV Classified Service

§ 27-12 Establishment.

§ 27-13 Tenure.

§ 27-14 Appointing authority.

§ 27-15 Position classification plan for classified employees.

§ 27-16 Administration.

§ 27-17 Amendment of position classification plan.

§ 27-18 Hours of work.

§ 27-19 Establishment of pay schedule.

§ 27-20 Cost-of-living changes.

§ 27-21 Labor market comparability.

§ 27-22 Salary upon initial appointment.

§ 27-23 Performance salary advance/incentive award within grades.

§ 27-24 Salary rate upon promotion.

§ 27-25 Salary rate upon lateral transfer.

§ 27-26 Salary rate upon demotion.

§ 27-27 Salary rate upon reclassification.

§ 27-28 Salary rate upon reallocation of class of work to another pay grade.

§ 27-29 Change in assigned duties.

§ 27-30 (Reserved)

§ 27-31 Overtime.

§ 27-32 Shift differential pay.

§ 27-33 Call out pay.

§ 27-34 Limitation of effect.

§ 27-35 Longevity.

§ 27-36 Salary of part-time employees.

§ 27-37 Effective date of salary adjustments.

§ 27-38 Paycheck options.

§ 27-39 Payroll deductions.

Article V Professional and Executive Service

§ 27-40 Establishment; basis for transactions.

§ 27-41 Tenure.

§ 27-42 Appointing authorities and qualifications.

§ 27-43 Position classification plan for professional and executive service employees.

§ 27-44 Compensation.

§ 27-45 Labor market comparability of professional and executive service.

§ 27-46 Salary upon initial appointment.

§ 27-47 Annual performance review/professional and executive.

§ 27-48 Performance salary advance/incentive award within the grades.

§ 27-49 Salary rate upon promotion from a class within the classified service.

§ 27-50 Salary rate upon promotion from another class within the professional and executive service.

§ 27-51 Salary rate upon reclassification.

§ 27-52 Salary rate upon reallocation of class of work.

§ 27-53 Salary rate upon lateral transfer.

§ 27-54 Effective date of salary adjustments.

§ 27-55 Limitation of effect.

§ 27-56 Temporary transfer pay/professional and executive.

§ 27-57 Hours of work.

Article VI Recruitment and Selection

§ 27-58 Position vacancy announcements.

§ 27-59 Position advertisements.

§ 27-60 Application for employment.

§ 27-61 Applicant tracking.

§ 27-62 Qualification standards.

§ 27-63 Disqualification for false statements.

§ 27-64 Selection.

§ 27-65 Establishment of eligibility lists.

§ 27-66 Appointments.

§ 27-67 Promotions.

Article VII Conditions of Employment

§ 27-68 Alcohol testing.

§ 27-69 Communicable disease.

§ 27-70 Controlled substance testing.

§ 27-71 Driver safety standards.

§ 27-72 Employee-Employer Relations Policy.

§ 27-73 Nepotism.

§ 27-74 Fitness for duty physical examination.

§ 27-75 Occupational safety.

§ 27-76 Outside employment.

§ 27-77 Political activity.

§ 27-78 Probationary period.

§ 27-79 Reduction in force.

§ 27-80 Harassment.

§ 27-81 Solicitation prohibited.

§ 27-82 Tardiness.

§ 27-83 Unexplained absences.

§ 27-84 Whistle-blower protection.

§ 27-85 Weapons policy.

§ 27-86 Workweek.

§ 27-87 Workplace violence.

Article VIII Holidays and Leave

§ 27-88 General conditions.

§ 27-89 Paid holidays observed.

§ 27-90 Adverse weather conditions.

§ 27-91 Forms of leave.

§ 27-91.1 Leave balance calculation and Family Medical Leave Act and leave without pay exhaustion.

Article IX Employee Recognition

§ 27-92 Employee recognition.

§ 27-93 Types of awards.

Article X Benefits

§ 27-94 Health insurance benefits.

§ 27-95 Workers' compensation insurance.

§ 27-96 Unemployment compensation insurance.

§ 27-97 Old age and survivors' insurance (social security).

§ 27-98 Retirement benefits.

§ 27-99 Death benefit.

§ 27-100 Reimbursement for career development training expense.

§ 27-101 Optional benefits.

Article XI Discipline

§ 27-102 General provisions.

§ 27-103 Demotion.

§ 27-104 Disciplinary suspension.

§ 27-105 Dismissal.

§ 27-106 Exit procedure.

Article XII Appeals

§ 27-107 Policy.

§ 27-108 Matter which may be appealed.

§ 27-109 Eligibility to appeal.

§ 27-110 Guidelines regarding appeals.

§ 27-111 Appeal steps.

Article XIII Personnel Board

§ 27-112 Establishment.

§ 27-113 Jurisdiction.

§ 27-114 Purpose of Personnel Board hearing.

§ 27-115 Frequency of meetings.

§ 27-116 Rules of procedure.

Article XIV Personnel Records

§ 27-117 Maintenance of records.

§ 27-118 Information open to the public.

§ 27-119 Access to personnel records.

§ 27-120 Confidential information.

§ 27-121 Remedies of employees objecting to material in personnel file.

§ 27-122 Penalty for permitting access to confidential file by unauthorized person.

§ 27-123 Destruction of records.

Article XV Contractual Employees

§ 27-124 Contractual workers.

§ 27-125 Independent contractors.

Article XVI Code of Ethics

§ 27-126 Standards of conduct for public officials and employees.

§ 27-127 Provisions supplemental to Ethics Ordinance.