HR Policies


This is a suggested list (in no particular order) of HR policies to consider when conducting the process of hiring or making other management decisions:

  • Definition
  • General Information
  • Responsibilities of the Board
  • Job descriptions
  • Eligibility for employment
  • Notice of vacancies
  • Interviewing candidates
  • Letter of agreement
  • Date of appointment
  • Probationary period
  • Hours of work
  • Orientation and training
  • Salary and wages
  • Salary and wage scales
  • Benefits
  • Payroll deductions
  • Promotion
  • Statutory holidays
  • Annual vacation
  • Leave of absence
  • Sick leave
  • Worker’s compensation
  • Performance evaluation
  • Work outside the library
  • Training and development of staff
  • Replacement of staff
  • Grievances
  • Disciplinary action
  • Dismissal of employee
  • Resignation of employee
  • Retirement
  • Memberships in association
  • Personnel files
  • Professional Development (courses, conferences, etc.)

Credit to Ontario Trustees Association for the above list.

For additional info on HR policies, please go to http://hrcouncil.ca.