Employee Handbook Website



Table of Contents

Employee Status     Compensatory Time Off     Payroll Administration    Payroll Advances
Pay Increases     Bonuses    Promotions and Transfers     Performance Evaluation Program    Work Authorization


Non-Exempt Employees
Non-exempt employees include all regular employees who are covered by the overtime provisions of the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act or any applicable state laws. Employees in this category are entitled to premium pay for work in excess of 40 hours in a workweek or eight hours in a workday.

Exempt Employees
Exempt employees include all regular employees who are classified by the company as exempt from the overtime provisions of the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act and any applicable state laws.

Full-Time Employees
Full-time employees are defined as those employees who are hired to work on a regular basis for 40 or more hours a week. They are eligible for all employer-sponsored benefits.

Part-Time Employees
Part-time employees are defined as those employees who are hired to work on a regular basis for less than 40 hours a week. Part Time employees must work 30 or more hours per week to be eligible for Employee Handbook Website sponsored benefits.
Temporary Employees and Leased Employees
Employees who are on the payroll of another entity or organization and are assigned to work on a temporary or contract basis with Employee Handbook Website are not eligible for any company-sponsored benefits, regardless of whether they are or are not common law employees of the company. Such employees are considered "temporary employees" or "leased employees." The benefits, if any, to which such employees will be entitled will be governed solely under and by the policies and benefit programs of the outside entity that issues their paychecks. Since all employees are hired for an unspecified duration, these classifications do not guarantee employment for any specific length of time. Their employment relationships are terminable at-will either by the employee, Employee Handbook Website, or the entity that pays them. An employee will not change from temporary status to another status unless specifically informed of such a change, in writing, by the Human Resources Department.     top


Employee Handbook Website does not maintain any compensatory time off plan or arrangement.
Non-exempt employees are entitled to overtime pay whenever they perform overtime work. Employee Handbook Website does not permit employees to take time off in lieu of receiving overtime pay.
Exempt employees are paid a fixed salary that is intended to cover all of the compensation to which they are entitled. Because they are exempt, such employees are not entitled to additional compensation for extra hours of work or time off in lieu of additional compensation.     top

Paychecks are distributed on the 15th day and on the last day of each month. If a payday falls over the weekend, paychecks will be distributed on the prior Friday.     top

Employee Handbook Website does not provide any payroll advances or extend credit to employees.     top

Salary increases are based on merit, productivity, quality of work, attendance, punctuality, business/economic conditions, work ethic, and other factors. Each are normally based upon employee evaluations in accordance with the Performance Evaluation schedule. However, Employee Handbook Website cannot guarantee that each employee's performance evaluation will result in a pay increase.     top

Much like salary increases, bonuses are based on individual merit, productivity, quality of work, attendance, punctuality, business/economic conditions, work ethic, and other factors. Employee Handbook Website does not guarantee bonuses to any employee at any time, under any circumstances.     top

Employee Handbook Website encourages employees to apply for promotions to positions for which they are qualified. Promotions and transfers shall be based on the ability, qualifications, and potential of the candidates for the positions. Summaries of positions open within the company are posted on the Employee Handbook Website website. Employees who are interested in posted positions should contact the Human Resources Department. The employee’s qualifications, past performance, potential, and capacity to assume the increased responsibilities of the position applied for will be evaluated.     top

Employee Handbook Website has established a formal performance evaluation program. The purpose of the performance evaluation is to:
1) Enable the employee and manager to discuss the employee’s performance based on responsibilities and objectives as well as performance factors;
2) Provide an opportunity for the employee to participate in defining objectives and identifying actions he/she can take to increase overall performance; and
3) Clarify and communicate the relationship between the employee's performance and pay.
Performance evaluations are normally conducted on an annual basis, typically occurring in January. Employees do not need to wait for a performance evaluation to discuss issues or problems. Immediate concerns should always be brought to the attention of the employee's manager on a day-to-day basis.     top

Employee Handbook Website is committed to full compliance with the federal employment laws. These laws require that all individuals satisfy an employment verification procedure before they are permitted to work. This procedure has been established by law and requires that every individual provide satisfactory evidence of his identity and legal authorization to work in the United States no later than three business days after s/he begins work. Accordingly, all new hires must go through this procedure. Failure to provide the appropriate documentation within the three day time frame will result in immediate termination. When documentation is provided, employment will be reactivated.     top



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