The Division of Personnel has assembled a “toolbox” of documents designed to assist State agency supervisors and managers with applying best practices in dealing with a variety of critical human resources issues. All documents are provided in PDF format. Some of these files are large. If you encounter problems clicking the PDF link, try saving the file to your local computer. To do this right-click the PDF link and select the “Save Target As” option. After saving the file, locate the file and open it from the local folder. You may need to upgrade to a more recent version of the Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- NOTE: FLSA Amendments - This guide will be updated to reflect the amendments to the regulations effective December 1, 2016. For more information about the amendments, refer to the video below. Click here to view a summary of the amendments, including links to the U.S. Department of Labor's website.
FMLA/PLA Comparison Chart
: A chart comparing and contrasting, in a general way, the provisions of the the federal Family and Medical Leave Act and the West Virginia Parental Leave Act.
Record Keeping Requirements:
This guide addresses record keeping and retention requirements such as what records to keep, how long to keep them, and where to find the most up-to-date requirements.
Recruiting in State Government: Provides an overview of the State merit system recruitment and hiring process. NOTE: The link to this document is disabled because the guide is being revised and will be reposted when finalized.
Returning to Work After Illness or Injury
: A guide to help supervisors assist employees in returning to work after their health care providers certify their fitness to do so. This document includes the "Functional Capacity Assessment Form" as an attachment.
Selection Interviewing Guide: A guide to assist in developing and conducting legally defensible and job-related interviews. Emphasis is on “behavioral” questioning techniques. NOTE: The link to this document is disabled because the guide is undergoing revision and will be reposted when finalized.
NOTE: These documents should not be construed to supersede any law, rule, or policy. In the case of any inconsistencies, the statutory and regulatory provisions shall prevail. For assistance, call the Employee Relations staff at 558-3950 ext. 57209.