Adjunct Emergency Workforce
Information on Emergency Office Closings
Executive Directive No. 1 Fairness and Equity
Executive Order No. 6 Equal Employment Opportunity
FAQs Work Hours Limitation for Wage Employees
Pay and Holiday Calendar
State Employee Directory
State Employee Discounts
Additional Holiday Leave – State Offices Closed December 23rd
The Governor has announced that state employees in the Executive Branch will receive an additional eight (8) hours of holiday leave on Monday, December 23rd.
State offices will be closed on Monday, December 23rd and reopen on Thursday, December 26th.
SHRM Learning System Class – Now being offered in the Spring and Fall of 2014! The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Learning System may be used for professional development or as a preparation tool for the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification examinations. DHRM-Workers” Compensation is now offering this program twice a year. To register, click on this link , or for more information, contact Bob Vilcheck at BVilcheck@mcinnovations.com or (804) 775-0748.
Protect yourself and your family by getting a flu shot this year. State COVA Care, COVA HealthAware and COVA HDHP members may receive free flu shots at participating pharmacies and other providers. Kaiser Permanente HMO members should go to Kaiser participating medical centers. See more information.
The CommonHealth Wellness Team and the Department of Human Resource Management are pleased to announce the opportunity to start at-work fitness classes at state facilities. In the last few months over 20 new classes have formed statewide.State employees who are interested in forming a class, click on fitness classes. For instructors interested in teaching a fitness class who have not already applied, complete an instructor application. It’s more fun to work out with your friends than by yourself, and spaces in some classes may be limited so jump on board now! A list of current classes offered is available. If you are forming a class and it is not on the class list, please send the details to Wellness@dhrm.virginia.gov so it can be included.
Governor McDonnell honored 13 state employees in late June as recipients of the Governor’s Awards for Public Service and the Governor’s 30-Day Sprint Award for the most innovative idea to improve state government. See more about the award winners and read their stories.
You can search for a COVA HealthAware provider using Aetna’s DocFind online provider directory, and search based on geography, specialty, preferred language, even gender. Here are the instructions.
Summary of Benefits and Coverage
A Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) for each Commonwealth of Virginia health plan is available here. Providing SBCs is a provision under the Affordable Care Act to help you make an informed choice in choosing health coverage options.
National Health Reform and Women’s Preventive Health Care Services
New regulations issued as part the Affordable Care Act require coverage of certain preventive care services for women at no cost to members for new plan years that begin on or after Aug. 1, 2012. This coverage is effective for state health plans on July 1, 2013. Many of these prevention-related services are already included in your state health benefits. Additional information will be available during spring 2013 Open Enrollment. For a complete list of women’s preventive health care services covered under the Affordable Care Act, visit http://www.healthcare.gov/prevention.
Governor’s Policy on Fairness & Equity in the Workplace
Executive Directive Number One represents the Governor’s policy regarding fairness and equity in state employment. In addition to prohibiting illegal discriminatory practices in the workplace, “civility, fair treatment, and mutual respect shall be the standard of conduct expected in state government. Allegations of any violation of law or this standard shall be brought promptly to the attention of the Director of the Department of Human Resource Management for review and corrective action.” Allegations of illegal discrimination as enumerated by Executive Order Number Six (2010) and Policy No. 2.05 – Equal Employment Opportunity will be investigated. For additional information on submitting concerns under Executive Directive Number One or filing a discrimination complaint under Executive Order Number Six, click on the appropriate link.