Electronic District Personnel Manual

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Welcome to the Electronic District Personnel Manual (E-DPM).

The E-DPM contains all of the District government's HR resources, rules, and issuances. To get started, you may view the latest effective issuances below, or visit the Chapters Index.

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Latest Issuances
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“Use or Lose” Annual Leave Reminder
Effective: Oct. 3, 2019

This issuance serves as a reminder that District government employees may not carry over more than 240 hours of annual leave past the end of the leave year, which is January 4, 2020. Employees are enc...

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Supporting Victims and Survivors of Domestic Violence, Sexual Offenses, and Stalking and Their Family Members
Effective: Oct. 3, 2019

NOTE:This issuance supersedes DPM Issuance 2018-24, Supporting Victims and Survivors of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking, issued on December 31, 2018. The District government strives...

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Maintaining A Healthy Workplace: Anti-Bullying Policy
Effective: Sept. 30, 2019

The D.C. Department of Human Resources (DCHR) works to foster a healthy and collaborative work environment where all District of Columbia Government employees can thrive. We envision a work environme...

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The chapters of the Electronic-District Personnel Manual provide the provisions contained in Title 6B of the DC Municipal Regulations. The E-DPM is updated accordingly as amendments are adopted.

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Check the Chapter Index below for specific Chapter titles. Each chapter contains rules, issuances, and related guidance for all District government employees.


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