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DMACC Policies and Procedures 
DMACC Policies and Procedures
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HR3135 - Nepotism




Master List Section: Human Resources

  1. Institutional Regulations

    DMACC employees may not directly or indirectly supervise or participate in personnel actions involving relatives. They may give work direction.
  2. Procedure
    1. Definitions:
      1. Relatives: Spouse, siblings, children, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, aunts/uncles, nephews/nieces, or comparable in-laws or step relationships.
      2. Supervision: To monitor employees in performance of assigned tasks. Authorized to administer or recommend personnel actions related to interviewing, hiring, compensation, performance evaluation, leave, discipline, dismissal or grievances; administer personnel related policies and procedures, collective bargaining agreements, or the EEO/AA plan.
      3. Work Direction: Provision of work assignments, training, and scheduling of work time.
      4. Indirect Supervision: A supervisor in the same supervisory chain of command.
      5. Personnel actions include hiring, promotion, demotion, transfer, reassignment, performance evaluation, salary adjustment, leave accrual/usage, approval of time/payroll, discipline, grievance, termination or any other closely related actions.
    2. No relative of a Provost/Dean/Executive Director or higher level may be eligible for Regular employment at the College except by special approval of the President.
    3. Relatives not involved in supervision may be employed in the same work unit, at the discretion of the supervisor. Employment of more than one individual in a family is on the basis of their qualifications, credentials, and experience.

Cross Reference:
Policy HR403 - Nepotism 

Adopted: October 1, 2002
Reviewed: Annually

August 1, 2006

November 1, 2010

September 1, 2020

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