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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Human Resources Guidance for the COVID-19 Emergency (August Update)
Effective: Sept. 2, 2020

On March 11, 2020, the Mayor declared both a public emergency and a public health emergency due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Following the Mayor’s declarations, Council enacted se...

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Marijuana and Safety Sensitive Employees
Effective: Aug. 31, 2020

In the District of Columbia, eligible individuals may use marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes. However, marijuana can create risks when performing safety sensitive duties and responsibil...

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Family and Medical Leave (2020 Update)
Effective: Aug. 25, 2020

The District of Columbia government provides employees with an opportunity to attend to a family or medical-related need by using leave under the federal and District of Columbia Family and Medical Le...

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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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