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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Performance Coaching and Improvement
Effective: April 4, 2023

The District government strives to provide its residents with the best in government services. To realize this vision, every employee must put forth honest and concerted effort to meet performance exp...

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Personnel Action Submissions Checklist
Effective: March 15, 2023

Whenever a subordinate agency makes a competitive or non-competitive personnel change, the agency must submit a Personnel Action Request (PAR) to the D.C. Department of Human Resources (DCHR) for proc...

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Paid Family and Medical Leave Program
Effective: Jan. 1, 2023

The District of Columbia government provides its employees with paid leave to address both planned and unplanned life events without risking their financial well-being. Eligible employees may access u...

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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. You can also check out an index of all currently active issuances.


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