Compliance – A policy that according to employment laws, rules or regulations an Association is required to adopt.
System – A policy that has been developed by the Extension Administration based upon centralized procedural requirements that must be followed. In some instances, the policy is not required but it is strongly recommended that it be adopted. In some instances, the policy may be altered slightly to conform to Association unique needs. Administrative Systems must review all system policies prior to adoption of modifications to ensure they remain in compliance with various laws and regulations.
Local – These are policy templates recommended by the Extension Administration. The Association may adopt as written or may decide not to adopt the policy or modify the policy to meet the needs of the Association. It is recommended that Administrative Systems, local legal counsel or other experienced HR source review variations prior to adoption of modifications to ensure they remain in compliance with various laws and regulations.
HR Manual 8.22.23
Last updated September 5, 2023