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ORANGEBURG COUNTY EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK DISCLAIMER AND EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK

All employees must acknowledge that they have been informed and understand the Orangeburg County Employee Handbook by signing an acknowledgement form. Please click this link for Acknowledgment Forms(PDF) To view or print the entire Employee handbook, please click on the Orangeburg County Employee Handbook(PDF). To view or print a particular section of the Employee Handbook, please click the Under the Employee Handbook (Table of Contents) below.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction to the County of Orangeburg


1. Policies and Procedures

       Equal Employment Opportunity

       Accommodations for Disabled Individuals

       Anti-Harassment Including Sexual Harassment

       Immigration

       Centralization of Human Resources

       Fitness for Duty

       Public Service Expectations

       Introductory Period

       Promotion

      Time and Attendance

                 Shift Categories

                    Leave Without Pay Status

                    Absences

                    Tardiness

                    Breaks

                    Time Clock Requirements

                    Departmental Notification Procedure

      Personal Calls

      Disciplinary Action

      Smoke-Free Work Environment

      Drug-Free Workplace Policy

      Alcohol Use and Testing

      Transfer

      Nepotism

      Anti-Fraternization

      Other Employment

      Political Activity

      Workplace Violence

      Visitors

      Records Retention

      Telecommuting

      Travel and Transportation

      Ethics

      Personal Appearance

      Separation from Employment

      Media Spokesperson

      Workplace Privacy and Computer Internet Use

      Use of Communication and Computer Systems

      Social Media

      Personal Online Communications

      Cell Phones

      Grievances

      Inclement Weather/Emergency Closings

      Payment of Wages

      Advance of Wages

      Performance Appraisals

      Administrative Separation

      Neutral Reference

2. Benefits

      On-Call

      Call-Back

      Exempt Employees

      Use of Paid Time Off

      Paid Leave

      Annual Leave

      Sick Leave

      Bereavement Leave

      Military Leave

      Paid Holidays

      Jury Duty Pay

      Overtime

      Law Enforcement and Fire Fighter Overtime

      Compensatory Time

      Family and Medical Leave

      Administrative Leave

      Sick Leave Bank

      Retirement

      Credit for Military Service in the South Carolina Retirement System

      Law Enforcement Retirement Benefits

      Insurance

3. Employee and Employer Responsibility for Safety

      Safety

      Worker's Compensation Insurance

      On-the-Job Injuries

      Vehicle Incidents/Property Damage/On- or Off-Road Equipment

      Temporary Transitional Duty

Appendix.

         U. S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division publication “Employee Rights Under the Family and Medical Leave Act”