Employer ABC encourages the development
of employees.Staff development programs
shall be provided pending the availability of funds each year.These programs are coordinated Human
The purpose of the program is to
provide employees with additional skills, knowledge and abilities necessary to
accommodate changing policies, technologies, equipment or assignments.The program also helps to meet ABC’s future staffing
requirements through the development of employees.
ABC provides development programs that
enable employees to improve job performance above an acceptable level, prepare
employees for increasing responsibilities, and provide employees with an opportunity
to develop.These programs are provided
at no cost to employees.
Additional development programs are
available to certain employees for technical, mechanical, clerical or administrative skills.These programs are provided at no cost to the employee.
The Educational Incentive helps
employees improve their job skills and/or prepare them for other ABC jobs.
ABC reimburses tuition, books and
required expenses of employees who continue their formal education.This incentive encompasses all job-related
classes completed by employees that meet the following:
·Must be on employees’ own time.Departments have the authority to schedule
flexible work hours to accommodate class schedule.
·Courses must be related to the current
job or for any potential opportunities with ABC.
·Employees must be approved.Employees are responsible for ensuring Human
Resources and their Department Manager have approved
·Applications must outline the
anticipated costs.Human Resources and
the Department Manager approve applications.
·Must be an accredited educational
·Reimbursement shall be made:
·Upon proof of completion and passing
·Upon proof of expenditure payments
·Subject to annual limits (see below)
·The lesser of either of actual allowable expenditures, or of the yearly maximum allowable expenditures
·Maximum allowable expenditures are
announced at the beginning of each fiscal year.
·Human Resources shall review this
policy every years.
SELECTING EMPLOYEES FOR PARTICIPATION:
process shall not be based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
programs that are provided to only to some employees must consider the
·Degree of employee's needs for
·Employee’s potential for advancement
·Extent to which an employee's
knowledge, skill, attitude or performance is likely to be improved.
·Development opportunities previously
afforded to the employee
own interest in and efforts to improve job performance.