Supervisor’s Toolbox

The Division of Personnel has assembled a “toolbox” of documents designed to assist State agency supervisors and managers with applying best practices in dealing with a variety of critical human resources issues. All documents are provided in PDF format. Some of these files are large. If you encounter problems clicking the PDF link, try saving the file to your local computer. To do this right-click the PDF link and select the “Save Target As” option. After saving the file, locate the file and open it from the local folder. You may need to upgrade to a more recent version of the Adobe Acrobat Reader.


  • Attendance Management: Guidance in setting attendance and leave expectations.  

  • Employee Conduct: Guidance in establishing standards of employee conduct.  

  • Employee Discipline: Provides extensive information on progressive discipline and the correct steps in the disciplinary process. 

  • Employee Orientation: A guide to assist employers with the orientation of new employees. 

  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): A guide to assist employers with understanding the Fair Labor Standards Act.
    • NOTE: This document is not effective until January 1, 2020, at which time the version in effect at this time will be removed from the website.  The information is being provided in advance to promote awareness of the upcoming revisions to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations.


    NOTE: These documents should not be construed to supersede any law, rule, or policy. In the case of any inconsistencies, the statutory and regulatory provisions shall prevail. For assistance, call the Employee Relations staff at (681)-313-2706.