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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Positions Subject to Enhanced Suitability
Effective: Feb. 24, 2021

The District government maintains a highly qualified and diverse workforce comprised of suitable individuals of moral character and dedication who carry out government business in a manner that honors...

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Career Pathways - Entry Level Jobs for Resident District Graduates
Effective: Feb. 12, 2021

On February 22, 2019, the District government created the Pathway to Government Employment Partnership Program (“Career Pathways Program”) to give graduates of District public high schools...

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Marijuana and District Government Employees
Effective: Feb. 11, 2021

In the District of Columbia, eligible individuals may use marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes. As a result, the District government recognizes the need to review, clarify, and update exi...

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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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