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APS Employee Handbook

Introduction

Workplace Standards

  • Open Communication
  • Customer and Community Relations
  • Equal Opportunity
  • Harassment and Discrimination
  • Reporting Harassment or Discrimination
  • Fraternization
  • Reasonable Accommodation of Individuals with Disabilities
  • Participation in Political Activities
  • Drug Free Workplace
  • Use of Legal and Prescription Drugs Authorized By a Physician
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • Violence in the Workplace
  • Family Violence and Your Workplace
  • Weapons
  • Smoking
  • Employee Technology Acceptable Use
  • Social Media
  • Gifts
  • Dress Code and Personal Appearance
  • Solicitations and Distributions
  • Tutoring or Advising for Pay

Standards of Conduct

  • Employee Standards of Conduct
  • Staff Conduct with Students
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Unacceptable Activities
  • Progressive Discipline Process
  • Administrative Leave Pending Possible Disciplinary Action

Employment Matters

  • Employee Background Check
  • Immigration Law Compliance
  • Conflict of Interest/Supervision of Relatives
  • Use of District-Owned Vehicles and Use of Personal Vehicles on District Business
  • Per Diem
  • Health Examinations
  • Personnel Files
  • Medical Records Files

Employment Classification

  • Non-Exempt and Exempt Employees
  • Regular Full-time Employees
  • Regular Part-Time Employees
  • Substitute Teachers/Substitute Educational Assistants
  • Short-Term Employees
  • Temporary Employees

Work Schedule

  • Business Hours
  • Absence or Lateness
  • Holidays
  • Severe Weather and Emergency Conditions
  • School and Administration Office Closings
  • School Closings (Administration Offices Open)
  • Abbreviated Days (2-Hour Delay)
  • Early Dismissals
  • Building Access by Employees

General Employee Safety

  • Reporting Safety Issues
  • Non-Life-Threatening Injuries
  • Life-Threatening Emergencies
  • Workers’ Compensation Insurance
  • Parking Areas

Compensation

  • Pay Information
  • Direct Payroll Deposit
  • Mandatory Deductions from Paycheck
  • Overpayment of Earnings
  • Overtime Pay
  • Compensatory Time Off
  • Records of Time Worked

Performance Reviews

  • Promotion and Transfer Policy

Benefits

  • Social Security

Leaves

  • Accrual Balances
  • Leave Types and Processes
  • Extended Leaves
  • Donation of Leave

Separation of Employment

  • Voluntary Terminations
  • Involuntary Terminations
  • Transfers
  • Return of District Property
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