PERSONNEL POLICIES
FOR
BEAR RIVER ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS
Adopted by the BRAG Governing Board
June 24, 2020
BRAG Personnel Policy
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Organizational Structure & Expectations
Organizational Structure ………………………………………………………………………………….. 1.1
Open Door ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 1.2
Conflict of Interests…………………………………………………………………………………………. 1.3
Speaking to the Media …………………………………………………………………………………….. 1.4
Client Confidentiality……………………………………………………………………………………….. 1.5
Public Access to Records ………………………………………………………………………………… 1.6
Use of Computers/Internet ……………………………………………………………………………….. 1.7
Code of Ethics ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 1.8
Political Action ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 1.9
Travel ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 1.10
Chapter 2: Nondiscrimination
EEO & Affirmative Action ………………………………………………………………………………….. 2.1
ADA Compliance …………………………………………………………………………………………… 2.2
Sexual Harassment ………………………………………………………………………………………… 2.3
Whistleblower Policy ………………………………………………………………………………………. 2.4
Chapter 3: Employment Conditions & Provisions
Recruitment …………………………………………………………………………………………………. 3.1
Background Checks ……………………………………………………………………………………….. 3.2
Releasing Job References ……………………………………………………………………………….. 3.3
Job Descriptions …………………………………………………………………………………………… 3.4
Receipt of Policy Manual …………………………………………………………………………………. 3.5
Licenses & Certification …………………………………………………………………………………… 3.6
Probationary Period………………………………………………………………………………………… 3.7
Exempt & Nonexempt Staff ……………………………………………………………………………….. 3.8
Compensatory Time & Overtime ………………………………………………………………………… 3.9
Personnel Records ……………………………………………………………………………………….. 3.10
Nepotism ……………………………………………………………………………………………………. 3.11
Work Schedules …………………………………………………………………………………………… 3.12
Salary Classification ………………………………………………………………………………………. 3.13
Performance Planning/Compensation …………………………………………………………………. 3.14
Orientation ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 3.15
Cost of Living Adjustment ………………………………………………………………………………… 3.16
Advance Pay ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 3.17
Pay Day …………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 3.18
Employment Status ……………………………………………………………………………………….. 3.19
Letter of Hire ………………………………………………………………………………………………. 3.20
Exit Interview ………………………………………………………………………………………………. 3.21
Succession Planning ……………………………………………………………………………………… 3.22
Outside Volunteers ……………………………………………………………………………………….. 3.23
Chapter 4: Benefits Administration
Insurance ……………………………………………………………………………………………………. 4.1
Retirement Benefits ………………………………………………………………………………………… 4.2
Holidays ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… 4.3
Annual Leave/Vacation ……………………………………………………………………………………. 4.4
Sick Leave …………………………………………………………………………………………………… 4.5
Bereavement Leave ………………………………………………………………………………………… 4.6
Military Leave ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 4.7
Jury Duty & Subpoenaed Leave ………………………………………………………………………….. 4.8
Workers Compensation ……………………………………………………………………………………. 4.9
Family & Medical Leave ……………………………………………………………………………………. 4.10
Paid Administrative or Emergency Leave………………………………………………………………….4.11
Chapter 5: Performance & Discipline
Disciplinary Philosophy ……………………………………………………………………………………… 5.1
Warnings ………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 5.2
Disciplinary Probation ……………………………………………………………………………………….. 5.3
Suspension ……………………………………………………………………………………………………. 5.4
Dismissal ………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 5.5
Drug Free Workplace ………………………………………………………………………………………… 5.6
Layoffs …………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 5.7
Resignation …………………………………………………………………………………………………… 5.8
Final Pay ………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 5.9
Grievance Procedure ………………………………………………………………………………………… 5.10
Abandonment of Job …………………………………………………………………………………………. 5.11

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