Town of South Hadley, MA
Hampshire County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Selectboard of the Town of South Hadley as amended November 2014, effective January 2015. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Officers and employees — See Ch. 39.
Policy on closing Town facilities — See Ch. 77, Art. I.
Benefits — See Ch. 400.
Social media policy — See Ch. 453.
Town-owned vehicles — See Ch. 472.
Workplace Policy Manual — See Ch. 478.
Attachment 1 - Acknowledgement of Receipt
Article I Purpose, General Provisions and Definitions

§ 441-1 Purpose; employment at will.

§ 441-2 Scope of coverage.

§ 441-3 Administration.

§ 441-4 Definitions.

Article II Compensation Policy

§ 441-5 Policy statement.

§ 441-6 Position descriptions.

§ 441-7 Review of descriptions.

§ 441-8 Compensation plan.

§ 441-9 Starting rates.

§ 441-10 Performance-based evaluations.

§ 441-11 Rate of pay for reclassification.

§ 441-12 Right to transfer employees.

§ 441-13 Pay for temporary assignment outside classification.

§ 441-14 Paychecks.

§ 441-15 Wage garnishments.

Article III Recruitment and Appointment

§ 441-16 Recruitment policy.

§ 441-17 Scope.

§ 441-18 Eligibility.

§ 441-19 Recruitment and applications.

§ 441-20 Appointments.

§ 441-21 Pre-placement medical examination.

§ 441-22 Failure to report.

Article IV Introductory Period

§ 441-23 Extensions, evaluations and dismissals.

§ 441-24 Time off during introductory period.

Article V General Hours of Work and Attendance

§ 441-25 Attendance.

§ 441-26 Work schedule.

§ 441-27 Overtime pay.

§ 441-28 Payment during emergency closings.

Article VI Standards of Conduct

§ 441-29 Policy.

§ 441-30 Professional courtesy.

§ 441-31 Employee personal property.

§ 441-32 Conflicts of interest.

§ 441-33 Massachusetts Smoke-Free Workplace Law.

§ 441-34 Personal use of Town property; removal or sale of Town property.

§ 441-35 Use of Town telephones and cell phones.

§ 441-36 Solicitation.

§ 441-37 Uniforms and special clothing.

§ 441-38 Safety.

§ 441-39 Town vehicle policy.

Article VII Personnel Records

§ 441-40 Maintenance of records; access.

§ 441-41 Work accidents and required reporting procedures.

Article VIII Employee Job/Position Changes

§ 441-42 Separations.

§ 441-43 Resignation.

§ 441-44 Lay-off.

§ 441-45 Discharge.

§ 441-46 Nonrenewal.

§ 441-47 Job abandonment.

§ 441-48 Conditions of separation.

§ 441-49 Payment of earned compensation and leave upon separation.

§ 441-50 Unemployment compensation.

Article IX Holidays

§ 441-51 Holidays granted with pay.

Article X Leaves of Absence

§ 441-52 General policy.

§ 441-53 Procedure for requesting leave.

§ 441-54 Absences without leave; accrual of leave upon absences.

§ 441-55 Vacation leave.

§ 441-56 Sick leave.

§ 441-57 Workers' compensation.

§ 441-58 Jury duty.

§ 441-59 Bereavement leave.

§ 441-60 Personal leave.

§ 441-61 Leave of absence without pay.

§ 441-62 Maternity leave.

Article XI Disciplinary Action

§ 441-63 Types of discipline.

§ 441-64 Reasons for disciplinary action.

§ 441-65 Disciplinary authority.

Article XII Employee Grievance Procedure

§ 441-66 Procedure.

§ 441-67 Complaints.

§ 441-68 Investigation.

§ 441-69 Appeals.

Article XIII Drug-Free Workplace Policy

§ 441-70 Purpose.

§ 441-71 Employee conduct.

§ 441-72 Additional resources.

Article XIV Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy

§ 441-73 Purpose.

§ 441-74 Discrimination prohibited.

§ 441-75 Affirmative action.

§ 441-76 Implementation.

§ 441-77 Complaints.