Chapter 21 - Definitions

4.0101 Applicability-Position categories.

This title applies to all career service posi…

4.0102 Administration.

The director is responsible to the Governor f…

4.0103 Agency head responsibilities-Delegation.

(a) Personnel administration is a line functi…

4.0104 Investigative authority.

The director may make investigations as neces…

4.0105 Enforcement authority.

Whenever the director finds that any person h…

4.0106 Discrimination prohibited.

There shall be no discrimination in employmen…

4.0107 Gender.

Words used in the masculine gender in this ti…

4.0201 Applicability of Definitions.

The definitions set out in this chapter apply…

4.0202 Abandonment of position.

“Abandonment of position” means failure of an…

4.0203 Accrued leave.

“Accrued leave” means leave earned by an empl…

4.0204 Accumulated leave.

“Accumulated leave” means unused leave remain…

4.0205 Acting appointment.

“Acting appointment” means a temporary appoin…

4.0206 Administration.

“Administration” means that activity of manag…

4.0207 Administrative authority.

Administrative authority, applicable only to…

4.0209 Agency.

“Agency” means an office, department, or othe…

4.0210 Annual leave.

“Annual leave” means authorized absence from…

4.02100 Permanent employee.

“Appeal” means response by an individual to a…

4.02101 Personnel management.

“Appointing authority” means the person lawfu…

4.02102 Position.

“Apprenticeship” means a comprehensive progra…

4.02103 Position description.

“Areas of training” is a term used to include…

4.02104 Post-training.

“ASG” means American Samoa Government, as doe…

4.02105 Preassignment training.

“Assembled examination” means an examination…

4.02106 Preemployment training.

“Basic salary rate” means the dollar amount o…

4.02107 Preference eligible.

“Basic training”, as part of induction, means…

4.02108 Premium payment.

“Board” means the pennel advisory board, whic…

4.02109 Probationary period.

“Bumping” means the replacement of an incumbe…

4.0211 Appeal.

“Career service” means that system of personn…

4.02110 Program.

“Certificate of eligibles” means the official…

4.02111 Promotion.

“Certification” means the process by which th…

4.02112 Public administration.

“Class” means the identification of a positio…

4.02113 Rating.

“Compensatory time” means time off in lieu of…

4.02114 Reassignment.

“Competitive personnel action” means a type o…

4.02115 Reduction-in-force.

“Conference leadership” means the art of plan…

4.02116 Reduction in salary.

“Conflict of interest” means a situation in w…

4.02117 Refresher training.

“Contagious disease” means a disease requirin…

4.02118 Register.

“Contract specialist” means a person who has…

4.02119 Reinstatement.

“Cooperative education plan” means training i…

4.0212 Appointing authority.

“Course of study” means a training plan havin…

4.02120 Related training.

“Demotion” means change of an employee from a…

4.02121 Remedial training.

“Department” means an entity of the Executive…

4.02122 Resignation.

“Desirable qualifications” means the levels o…

4.02123 Resources.

“Detail” means the temporary assignment of an…

4.02124 Retraining.

“Director” means the director of the office o…

4.02125 Reversion.

“Disabled veteran” means an individual who ha…

4.02126 Salary range.

“Dismissal” means the termination of employme…

4.02127 Screening committee.

“Education” means the formal impartation or a…

4.02128 Selecting authority.

“Educational counseling” means the act of con…

4.02129 Selective certification.

“Elevation” means restoration of an employee…

4.0213 Apprenticeship.

“Eligible” means an applicant whose name is o…

4.02130 Seminar.

“Emergency appointment” means an appointment…

4.02131 Sick leave.

“Employee” means any individual employed in t…

4.02132 Skill training.

“Employee development” means all planned, sup…

4.02133 Standard workday.

“Employee relations” means the contacts and r…

4.02134 Standard workweek.

“Excepted service” means elective positions;…

4.02135 Supervisor.

“Executive development” means a plan for the…

4.02136 Suspension.

“Executive ungraded positions” means those po…

4.02137 Temporary employment.

“First-Line supervision” means that level of…

4.02138 Termination.

“Followup training” means attention given to…

4.02139 Training aids.

“Full biweekly pay period” means as follows:…

4.0214 Areas of training.

“Full-time employment” means regularly schedu…

4.02140 Training committee.

“Grievance” means an employee’s expressed fee…

4.02141 Training plan.

“Holidays” means days set aside to celebrate…

4.02142 Training policy.

“Human relations” means the integration of ma…

4.02143 Training timetable.

“Human relations training” means the developm…

4.02144 Transfer.

“Incentive awards” means recognition for empl…

4.02145 Trial service period.

“Induction training” means in-service trainin…

4.02146 Tuition.

“In-service training” means training provided…

4.02147 Unassembled examination.

“Institute” is sometimes applied to full-time…

4.02148 Veteran.

“Internship” means a position or assignment t…

4.02149 Work simplification.

“Intervening salary steps” means all incremen…

4.0215 ASG.

“Job analysis” means:(1) the process of break…

4.0216 Assembled examination.

“Job code” means an eight-digit code designat…

4.0217 Basic salary rate.

“Job cost” means the cost arrived at by metho…

4.0218 Basic training.

“Job evaluation” means a comprehensive determ…

4.0219 Board.

“Job family” means a group of related series…

4.0220 Bumping.

“Job rotation” means the procedure of moving…

4.0221 Career Service.

“Job standard” means the level of performance…

4.0222 Certificate of eligibles.

“Journeyman” means an individual who has serv…

4.0223 Certification.

“Leave without pay” means authorized absence…

4.0224 Class.

“Leave with pay” means authorized absence fro…

4.0225 Compensatory time.

“Leave year” means the period beginning with…

4.0226 Competitive personnel action.

“Lecture” means a method of teaching in which…

4.0227 Conference leadership.

“Line”, in a private or public business organ…

4.0228 Conflict of interest.

“Line responsibility” means the ultimate resp…

4.0229 Contagious disease.

“Management” refers to the processes of plann…

4.0230 Contract specialist.

“Manpower” means the number of men and women…

4.0231 Cooperative education plan.

“Maternity leave” means approved absence beca…

4.0232 Course of study.

“Medical certificate” means a written stateme…

4.0233 Demotion.

“Minimum qualifications” means the training,…

4.0234 Department.

“Mockup” means a working model, usually natur…

4.0235 Desirable qualifications.

“Morale” is not a single concept; rather, it…

4.0236 Detail.

“Motion study” means the study of body motion…

4.0237 Director.

“Motivation” is applied to an inner urge that…

4.0238 Disabled veteran.

“Noncompetitive personnel action” means a typ…

4.0239 Dismissal.

“Nonstandard workweek” means irregular or ind…

4.0240 Education.

“Off-site training” means in-service training…

4.0241 Educational counseling.

“On-the-job training” means in-service traini…

4.0242 Elevation.

“Orientation training”, as part of induction,…

4.0243 Eligible.

“Out-service training” means training provide…

4.0244 Emergency appointment.

“Overtime” means work performed in excess of…

4.0245 Employee.

“Part-time employment” means work of regularl…

4.0246 Employee development.

“Pay adjustment” means a change in the rate o…

4.0247 Employee relations.

“Performance rating” means the formal process…

4.0248 Excepted service.

“Performance standard” means the measure of t…

4.0249 Executive development.

“Periodic increment date” means the date esta…

4.0250 Executive ungraded positions.

“Permanent employee” means an employee appoin…

4.0251 First-Line supervision.

“Personnel management” means:(A) the utilizat…

4.0252 Followup training.

“Position” means a group of duties and respon…

4.0253 Full biweekly pay period.

“Position description” means a written descri…

4.0254 Full-time employment.

“Post-training” means training given after en…

4.0255 Grievance.

“Preassignment training” means in-service tra…

4.0256 Holidays.

“Preemployment training” means the training g…

4.0257 Human relations.

“Preference eligible” means a U.S. citizen or…

4.0258 Human relations training.

“Premium payment” means wage payment over and…

4.0259 Incentive awards.

“Probationary period” means the trial period…

4.0260 Induction training.

“Program” means:(1) a plan or scheme of admin…

4.0261 In-service training.

“Promotion” means a change of an employee fro…

4.0262 Institute.

“Public administration” means the activities…

4.0263 Internship.

“Rating” means the act of classifying accordi…

4.0264 Intervening salary steps.

“Reassignment” means movement of an employee…

4.0265 Job analysis.

“Reduction-in-force” means a separation from…

4.0266 Job code.

“Reduction in salary” means placement of an e…

4.0267 Job cost.

“Refresher training” means training for emplo…

4.0268 Job evaluation.

“Register” means a list of eligible names est…

4.0269 Job family.

“Reinstatement” means appointment of an emplo…

4.0270 Job rotation.

“Related training” means instruction which is…

4.0271 Job standard.

“Remedial training” means training given to e…

4.0272 Journeyman.

“Resignation” means a voluntary separation fr…

4.0273 Leave without pay.

“Resources” is a term often used by managemen…

4.0274 Leave with pay.

“Retraining” means training given an employee…

4.0275 Leave year.

“Reversion” means voluntary or involuntary mo…

4.0276 Lecture.

“Salary range” means a sequence of minimum, i…

4.0277 Line.

“Screening committee” consists of three ASG o…

4.0278 Line responsibility.

“Selecting authority” means the authority to…

4.0279 Management.

“Selective certification” means the certifica…

4.0280 Manpower.

“Seminar” means an advanced study group with…

4.0281 Maternity leave.

“Sick leave” means absence from duty because…

4.0282 Medical certificate.

“Skill training” means development of a facil…

4.0283 Minimum qualifications.

“Standard workday” means an assigned eight- h…

4.0284 Mockup.

“Standard workweek” means 40 hours divided in…

4.0285 Morale.

“Supervisor” means any individual having subs…

4.0286 Motion study.

“Suspension” means an enforced absence withou…

4.0287 Motivation.

“Temporary employment” means employment durin…

4.0288 Noncompetitive personnel action.

“Termination” means separation from employmen…

4.0289 Nonstandard workweek.

“Training aids” means any material or device…

4.0290 Off-site training.

“Training committee” means a committee author…

4.0291 On-the-job training.

“Training plan” means a method or scheme for…

4.0292 Orientation training.

“Training policy” means a statement defining…

4.0293 Out-service training.

“Training timetable” means a form which lists…

4.0294 Overtime.

“Transfer” means movement of a permanent empl…

4.0295 Part-time employment.

“Trial service period” means a six-month tria…

4.0296 Pay adjustment.

“Tuition” means payment of appropriated funds…

4.0297 Performance rating.

“Unassembled examination” means an examinatio…

4.0298 Performance standard.

“Veteran” means an individual who has served…

4.0299 Periodic increment date.

“Work simplification” means a management tech…

4.0301 Requirements generally-Nepotism- Effective dates.

In filling vacancies within the career servic…

4.0302 Administrative responsibilities.

The director has primary responsibility for e…

4.0303 Competitive-noncompetitive procedures applicability.

Vacancies can either be filled competitively…

4.0304 Recruitment- Vacancy notice- Evaluation announcement.

In filling vacancies competitively, all recru…

4.0305 Applications.

All applications shall be on a form prescribe…

4.0306 Disqualification of, refusal to examine applicant.

Accepted standards of personnel practice will…

4.0307 Examination-Final rating.

The director or his designated representative…

4.0308 Veteran preference.

(a) In open competitive examinations, eligibl…

4.0309 Registers of eligible applicants.

The following types of registers shall be est…

4.0310 Certification of eligibles.

Requests for certification of eligibles to a…

4.0311 Appointment types.

(a) Career Service Appointments. Career servi…

4.0312 Reinstatement after separation.

(a) Any person who has satisfactorily complet…

4.0313 Promotion-Lateral movement- Transfer- Detail -Demotion.

The following types of in-service placement e…

4.0314 Retired employees reemployment.

An employee who has retired may be reemployed…

4.0401 Establishment of system.

In keeping with the American Samoa Code Annot…

4.0402 Position descriptions.

(a) Each agency shall maintain current positi…

4.0403 Wag schedule applicability and bases.

The classification and compensation plan of t…

4.0404 Position classification system.

The director shall develop and maintain a pos…

4.0405 Effective date of actions.

(a) The effective date of an initial classifi…

4.0406 Administrative review.

An administrative review may be requested by…

4.0407 Pay schedules.

(a) The white collar pay schedule shall be kn…

4.0408 Pay schedule placement.

(a) Initial Appointment.(1) All initial appoi…

4.0409 Step-increment increases for length of service-Pay schedule structure.

(a) Every employee is entitled to an annual s…

4.0410 Overtime-Compensatory time.

(a) Applicability. This section applies to al…

4.0411 Hazard pay.

(a) It is recognized that some positions at t…

4.0412 Shift differential.

(a) Each department which has responsibilitie…

4.0413 Special housing/subsistence allowance.

(a) Any government employee whose permanent d…

4.0501 Purpose.

It is recognized that maximum efficiency on t…

4.0502 Administrative responsibilities.

(a) The department of administrative services…

4.0503 Holidays-Designated-Proclamation.

(a) The following public holidays are designa…

4.0504 Holidays-Day observed.

Holidays shall be observed as provided below:…

4.0505 Annual leave-Charges to leave.

(a) Accrual. To earn leave an employee must b…

4.0506 Sick leave.

Sick leave is for use when an employee is phy…

4.0507 Leave without pay.

Leave without pay is a temporary absence from…

4.0508 Political leave.

Leave without pay shall be freely granted to…

4.0509 Maternity leave.

Maternity leave, a period of approved absence…

4.0510 Military leave.

(a) General Provisions. A full-time employee…

4.0511 Excused absence.

(a) Excused absence is absence from duty, dul…

4.0513 Unauthorized absence.

Unauthorized absence shall be treated as abse…

4.0514 Workers’ compensation recipients.

(a) Earning of Credits. An officer or employe…

4.0601 Purpose of incentive awards.

It is the policy of ASG to provide a method w…

4.0602 Budgeting-Incentive awards committee- Award-approval authority.

(a) It is the responsibility of the director…

4.0603 Suggestions award.

An employee is eligible to be considered for…

4.0604 Superior performance award.

A cash award may be made when a career servic…

4.0605 Special act or service award.

A special act or service may be contributed d…

4.0606 Group awards.

When a contribution has been made by more tha…

4.0607 Tenure award.

Effective on and after 6 Jan 80, employees wh…

4.0701 Responsibility and deportment- Off-the-job conduct.

It is the policy of the ASG to urge its caree…

4.0702 Misconduct.

Any criminal, dishonest, immoral, or any othe…

4.0703 Subordination to authority.

An employee is required to carry out the anno…

4.0704 Selling or soliciting.

Employees and other persons are prohibited fr…

4.0705 Outside business activity.

An employee shall not engage in any business…

4.0706 Community and professional activities.

Employees are encouraged to participate in ac…

4.0707 Government property.

(a) Employees shall be held accountable for g…

4.0708 Gifts.

An employee shall not accept from or bestow u…

4.0709 Information.

It is the policy of the government to accord…

4.0710 Revolutionary organizations.

An employee may not knowingly advocate the ov…

4.0711 Political affiliation.

No person in the Executive or Judicial Branch…

4.0712 Political activity.

Employees shall not engage in unlawful politi…

4.0713 Financial responsibility.

Employees of this government are expected to…

4.0714 Contracts with employees.

Because contracts with its own employees are…

4.0715 Financial interests.

Employees may not have direct or indirect fin…

4.0716 Prompt filing of proper federal and territorial tax returns-Prompt payment of taxes due.

It is imperative that employees comply fully…

4.0801 Discipline policy generally- Scope of reasons for removal.

It is the policy of the ASG to ensure that em…

4.0802 Removal, suspension, demotion of career employees.

(a) Employees in the career service, not serv…

4.0803 Probational or trial employees.

Any employee serving a probationary or trial…

4.0804 Involuntary reassignment.

(a) An agency head may move any employee invo…

4.0805 Absence without leave- Abandonment of position.

When an employee fails to report for duty or…

4.0806 Resignation.

An employee may resign at any time he wishes…

4.0807 Other termination actions.

(a) A person serving under a temporary appoin…

4.0808 Layoff-Reduction-in-force.

(a) When there is an impending layoff because…

4.0901 Appeal-Right of career employees.

Career employees may file appeals on matters…

4.0902 Appeal-Procedure.

(a) Form and Deadline. All appeals must be ma…

4.0903 Grievances.

(a) Filing. Grievances may be filed orally or…

4.0904 Administrative review.

The director has responsibility for the recru…

4.1001 When hiring permitted-Employment agreement.

When there are no qualified eligibles availab…

4.1002 Assignment- Recruitment-Selection.

The following are rules concerning contract s…

4.1003 Compensation-Absence with pay- Review and reclassification.

(a) Compensation for positions filled by cont…

4.1004 Transportation.

(a) Entitlement at Hiring and Separation. The…

4.1005 Annual leave-Sick leave.

(a) A contract specialist whose employment ag…

4.1006 Medical benefits.

(a) The contract specialist and his dependent…

4.1007 Termination for cause.

The government may discharge the contract spe…

4.1008 Resignation-Termination without cause.

(a) If the health of the contract specialist…

4.1009 Renewal of contract.

(a) Contract renewal is the prerogative of th…

4.1010 Employment after term of contract.

If employment of the contract specialist cont…

4.1011 Conduct- Reassignment-Career service eligibility -Self-employment.

(a) Contract specialists are expected to cond…

4.1012 Grievances-Striking prohibited.

(a) Contract specialist grievances shall be p…

4.1013 Training.

Nominations for the training of contract spec…

4.1014 Work-product ownership- Discoveries and documents.

Any and all inventions, improvements, discove…

4.1015 Dependents defined-Family status reports.

Dependents, as defined, shall be interpreted…

4.1016 Immigration status-Departure upon termination.

(a) A contract specialist, by virtue of his e…

4.1101 Policy generally-American Samoan preference.

(a) It is the policy of the ASG to provide an…

4.1102 Affirmative action conformance to federal provisions.

An affirmative action plan has been prepared…

4.1103 Enforcement responsibility- Staff, subcontractor, contracting agency compliance.

(a) The responsibility and authority for the…

4.1104 Compliance officer.

An EEO compliance officer (EEOCO) shall be ap…

4.1105 EEO coordinators-Publicity.

ASG’s EEO policy and Affirmative Action Plan…

4.1106 Contract-seeker compliance- Third parties-Monitoring.

All nonfederal or nonfederally assisted proje…

4.1107 Grievances-Appeals.

Grievances and appeals resulting from the imp…

4.1108 Equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative Action Plan.

(a) The rule codified in this section is issu…

4.1201 Purpose.

The ASG has an obligation to the citizens of…

4.1202 Manpower resources responsibility – Individual responsibility.

(a) Director, office of manpower resources:(1…

4.1203 Governor’s committee- Departmental committees.

(a) The Governor’s employee development and t…

4.1204 Scope of activities.

Agencies, in establishing their employee deve…

4.1205 Records-Reports-Expenditures.

(a) Records.(1) Basic records: Agencies will…

4.1310 Per diem allowance-Intraterritorial travel-Authority of provisions.

The rule codified in this section and 4.1311…

4.1311 Per diem allowance-Intraterritorial travel-Rate.

(a) Effective 14 Jul 80 the per diem rate for…

4.1401 Purpose.

Chapter 15, Title 7, Section 7.1502 ASCA, aut…

4.1402 Definitions.

As used in this chapter unless the context cl…

4.1403 Office of the board.

The office of the board is located at the Off…

4.1404 Appearances before the board.

A party to a proceeding before the board may…

4.1405 Public records and information.

(a) The term “public record,” as used in this…

4.1406 Petition.

An interested person may petition the board f…

4.1407 Form of petition.

(a) The petition need not be in any special f…

4.1408 Rulemaking.

The board at any time, on its own initiative,…

4.1409 Petition.

An interested person may petition the board f…

4.1410 Form of petition.

(a) The petition need not be in any special f…

4.1411 Nonissuance of declaratory order.

The board, for good cause, may refuse to issu…

4.1412 Disposition of petition.

Within a reasonable time after the submission…

4.1413 Applicability of orders.

An order disposing of a petition shall be app…

4.1414 Eligibility Requirements.

A person shall be eligible to enroll in the p…

4.1415 Application for enrollment.

(a) An application for enrollment shall be ma…

4.1416 Acceptance-Effective date.

(a) The participation agreement shall be effe…

4.1417 Rejection-Notification.

(a) A participation agreement shall be reject…

4.1418 Changes in participation agreement.

(a) It shall be the responsibility of a parti…

4.1419 Reenrollment.

A former participant may again apply for enro…

4.1420 Deferrals allowed-Authorization- Commencement.

(a) Only compensation from an employer in whi…

4.1421 Limitations on amounts deferred.

(a) The minimum amount of deferral per pay pe…

4.1422 Catch-up provision.

(a) During 1 or more of a participant’s last…

4.1423 Reduction in maximum amounts allowable.

The maximum amounts allowable under 4.1421(b)…

4.1424 Responsibilities regarding maximum amounts.

(a) It shall be the responsibility of a parti…

4.1425 Insufficient funds-Suspension- Reinstatement.

(a) Whenever there are insufficient funds ava…

4.1426 Deferrals remain as employer’s assets.

(a) The amounts deferred under the plan by a…

4.1427 Investments of deferred amounts.

(a) The amounts deferred under the plan shall…

4.1428 Designation of investment preference.

(a) A participant shall designate a preferenc…

4.1429 Transfer of amounts previously deferred.

A participant may submit a. written request t…

4.1430 Individual accounts.

Individual deferred compensation accounts sha…

4.1431 Adjustments to accounts.

Each individual account shall be credited wit…

4.1432 Reports on accounts.

Each participant shall be provided semi- annu…

4.1433 Disclosure of information.

Information about a participant shall only be…

4.1434 When payable-Earliest and latest dates.

(a) Benefits under the plan shall be paid or…

4.1435 Distribution request form-Filing requirements.

(a) A completed distribution request form pre…

4.1436 Normal retirement age defined- Designation.

(a) Normal retirement age means any age, at t…

4.1437 Election to commence benefits.

(a) Upon separation from service, but not lat…

4.1438 Selection of payment options.

(a) The payment of benefits under the plan sh…

4.1439 Failure to select distribution options.

(a) In the event a distribution request form…

4.1440 Beneficiaries; designation-Rights.

(a) A participant shall designate on the part…

4.1441 Withholding of taxes.

All payments under the plan shall be subject…

4.1442 Mailing of payments.

Payments shall be mailed to the last home add…

4.1443 Request for emergency withdrawal- Form.

(a) If a participant incurs an unforeseeable…

4.1444 Unforeseeable emergency defined.

An unforeseeable emergency means severe finan…

4.1445 Limitations on withdrawals.

An emergency withdrawal shall only be approve…

4.1446 Payment-Board approval.

(a) Only emergency withdrawals which have bee…

4.1447 Request for board review.

(a) A board review may be requested by an emp…

4.1448 Disposition of request.

An employee’s request for a board review may…

4.2001 Applicability -Position categories.

These regulations apply to all career service…

4.2002 Administration.

The Executive Director is responsible to the…

4.2003 Agency head responsibilities- Delegation.

(a) The Executive Director is responsible for…

4.2004 Investigative authority.

The Executive Director may cause investigatio…

4.2005 Enforcement authority.

Whenever an investigation indicates that any…

4.2006 Discrimination prohibited.

There shall be no discrimination in employmen…

4.2101 Applicability of definitions.

The definitions set out in this chapter apply…

4.2102 Abandonment of position.

“Abandonment of position” means failure of an…

4.2103 Accrued leave.

“Accrued leave” means leave earned by an empl…

4.2104 Accumulated leave.

“Accumulated leave” means unused leave remain…

4.2105 Acting appointment.

“Acting appointment” means a temporary appoin…

4.2107 Agency.

“Agency” refers to ASPA.History: Rule 11-84,…

4.2108 Annual leave.

“Annual leave” means authorized absence from…

4.2109 Appeal.

“Appeal” means a response by an individual to…

4.2110 Appointing authority.

“Appointing authority” means the person lawfu…

4.21100 Position description.

“Apprenticeship” means a comprehensive progra…

4.21101 Post-training.

“Areas of training” is a term used to include…

4.21102 Preassignment training.

“ASG” means the American Samoa Government, as…

4.21103 Preemployment training.

“ASPA” means the American Samoa Power Authori…

4.21104 Preference eligible.

“Assembled examination” means an examination…

4.21105 Premium payment.

“Basic salary rate” means the dollar amount o…

4.21106 Probationary period.

“Basic training”, as part of induction, means…

4.21107 Program.

“Board” means the Board of Directors of the A…

4.21108 Promotion.

“Bumping” means the replacement of an incumbe…

4.21109 Public administration.

“Career service” means that system of personn…

4.2111 Apprenticeship.

“Certificate of eligibles” means the official…

4.21110 Rating.

“Certification” means the process by which th…

4.21111 Reassignment.

“Chairman of the Board” refers to the Chair-…

4.21112 Reduction-in-force.

“Class” means the identification of a positio…

4.21113 Reduction in salary.

“Compensatory time” means time off in lieu of…

4.21114 Refresher training.

“Competitive personnel action” means a type o…

4.21115 Register.

“Conference leadership” means the art of plan…

4.21116 Reinstatement.

“Conflict of interest” means a situation in w…

4.21117 Related training.

“Contagious disease” means a disease requirin…

4.21118 Remedial training.

“Contract specialist” means a person who has…

4.21119 Resignation.

“Cooperative education plan” means training i…

4.2112 Areas of training.

“Course of study” means a training plan havin…

4.21120 Resources.

“Demotion” means change of an employee from a…

4.21121 Retraining.

“Department” means a division of ASPA headed…

4.21122 Reversion.

“Desirable qualifications” means the levels o…

4.21123 Salary range.

“Detail” means the temporary assignment of an…

4.21124 Screening committee.

“Director” means the Executive Director of AS…

4.21125 Selecting authority.

“Disabled veteran” means an individual who ha…

4.21126 Selective certification.

“Dismissal” means the termination of employme…

4.21127 Seminar.

“Education” means the formal impartation or a…

4.21128 Sick leave.

“Educational counseling” means the act of con…

4.21129 Skill training.

“Elevation” means restoration of an employee…

4.2113 ASG.

“Eligible” means an applicant whose name is o…

4.21130 Standard workday.

“Emergency appointment” means an appointment…

4.21131 Standard workweek.

“Employee” means any individual employed by A…

4.21132 Supervisor.

“Employee development” means all planned, sup…

4.21133 Suspension.

“Employee relations” means the contacts and r…

4.21134 Temporary employment.

“Executive development” means a plan for the…

4.21135 Termination.

“First-line supervision” means that level of…

4.21136 Training aids.

“Followup training” means attention given to…

4.21137 Training committee.

“Full biweekly pay period” means as follows:…

4.21138 Training Plan.

“Full-time employment” means regularly schedu…

4.21139 Training policy.

“Grievance” means an employee’s expressed fee…

4.2114 ASPA.

“Holidays” means days set aside to celebrate…

4.21140 Training timetable.

“Human relations” means the integration of ma…

4.21141 Transfer.

“Human relations training” means the developm…

4.21142 Trial service period.

“Incentive awards” means recognition for empl…

4.21143 Tuition.

“Induction training” means in-service trainin…

4.21144 Unassembled examination.

“In-service training” means training provided…

4.21145 Veteran.

“Institute” is sometimes applied to full-time…

4.21146 Work simplification.

“Internship” means a position or assignment t…

4.2115 Assembled examination.

“Intervening salary steps” means all incremen…

4.2116 Basic salary rate.

“Job analysis” means:(1) The process of break…

4.2117 Basic training.

“Job code” means an eight-digit code designat…

4.2118 Board.

“Job cost” means the cost arrived at by metho…

4.2119 Bumping.

“Job evaluation” means a comprehensive determ…

4.2120 Career service.

“Job family” means a group of related series…

4.2121 Certificate of eligibles.

“Job rotation” means the procedure of moving…

4.2122 Certification.

“Job standard” means the level of performance…

4.2123 Chairman of the Board.

“Journeyman” means an individual who has serv…

4.2124 Class.

“Leave without pay” means authorized absence…

4.2125 Compensatory time.

“Leave with pay” means authorized absence fro…

4.2126 Competitive personnel action.

“Leave year” means the period beginning with…

4.2127 Conference leadership.

“Lecture” means a method of teaching in which…

4.2128 Conflict of interest.

“Line”, in a private or public business organ…

4.2129 Contagious disease.

“Line responsibility” means the ultimate resp…

4.2130 Contract specialist.

“Management” refers to the processes of plann…

4.2131 Cooperative education plan.

“Manpower” means the number of men and women…

4.2132 Course of study.

“Maternity leave” means approved absence beca…

4.2133 Demotion.

“Medical certificate” means a written stateme…

4.2134 Department.

“Minimum qualifications” means the training,…

4.2135 Desirable qualifications.

“Morale” is not a single concept; rather, it…

4.2136 Detail.

“Motion study” means the study of body motion…

4.2137 Director.

“Motivation” is applied to an inner urge that…

4.2138 Disabled veteran.

“Noncompetitive personnel action” means a typ…

4.2139 Dismissal.

“Nonstandard workweek” means irregular or ind…

4.2140 Education.

“Off-site training” means in-service training…

4.2141 Educational counseling.

“On-the-job training” means in-service traini…

4.2142 Elevation.

“Orientation training”, as part of induction,…

4.2143 Eligible.

“Out-service training” means training provide…

4.2144 Emergency appointment.

“Overtime” means work performed in excess of…

4.2145 Employee.

“Part-time employment” means work of regularl…

4.2146 Employee development.

“Pay adjustment” means a change in the rate o…

4.2147 Employee relations.

“Performance rating” means the formal process…

4.2148 Executive development.

“Performance standard” means the measure of t…

4.2149 First-line supervision.

“Periodic increment date” means the date esta…

4.2150 Followup training.

“Permanent employee” means an employee appoin…

4.2151 Full biweekly pay period.

“Personnel management” means:(A) the utilizat…

4.2152 Full-time employment.

“Position” means a group of duties and respon…

4.2153 Grievance.

“Position description” means a written descri…

4.2154 Holidays.

“Post-training” means training given after en…

4.2155 Human relations.

“Preassignment training” means in-service tra…

4.2156 Human relations training.

“Preemployment training” means the training g…

4.2157 Incentive awards.

“Preference eligible” means a U.S. citizen or…

4.2158 Induction training.

“Premium payment” means wage payment over and…

4.2159 In-service training.

“Probationary period” means the trial period…

4.2160 Institute.

“Program” means:(1) A plan or scheme of admin…

4.2161 Internship.

“Promotion” means a change of an employee fro…

4.2162 Intervening salary steps.

“Public administration” means the activities…

4.2163 Job analysis.

“Rating” means the act of classifying accordi…

4.2164 Job Code.

“Reassignment” means movement of an employee…

4.2165 Job cost.

“Reduction-in-force” means a separation from…

4.2166 Job evaluation.

“Reduction in salary” means placement of an e…

4.2167 Job family.

“Refresher training” means training for emplo…

4.2168 Job rotation.

“Register” means a list of eligible names est…

4.2169 Job standard.

“Reinstatement” means appointment of an emplo…

4.2170 Journeyman.

“Related training” means instruction which is…

4.2171 Leave without pay.

“Remedial training” means training given to e…

4.2172 Leave with pay.

“Resignation” means a voluntary separation fr…

4.2173 Leave year.

“Resources” is a term often used by managemen…

4.2174 Lecture.

“Retraining” means training given an employee…

4.2175 Line.

“Reversion” means voluntary or involuntary mo…

4.2176 Line responsibility.

“Salary range” means a sequence of minimum, i…

4.2177 Management.

“Screening committee” consists of three ASPA…

4.2178 Manpower.

“Selecting authority” means the authority to…

4.2179 Maternity leave.

“Selective certification” means the certifica…

4.2180 Medical certificate.

“Seminar” means an advanced study group with…

4.2181 Minimum qualifications.

“Sick leave” means absence from duty because…

4.2182 Morale.

“Skill training” means development of a facil…

4.2183 Motion study.

“Standard workday” means an assigned eight- h…

4.2184 Motivation.

“Standard workweek” means 40 hours divided in…

4.2185 Noncompetitive personnel action.

“Supervisor” means any individual having subs…

4.2186 Nonstandard workweek.

“Suspension” means an enforced absence withou…

4.2187 Off-site training.

“Temporary employment” means employment. duri…

4.2188 On-the-job training.

“Termination” means separation from employmen…

4.2189 Orientation training.

“Training aids” means any material or device…

4.2190 Out-service training.

“Training committee” means a committee author…

4.2191 Overtime.

“Training plan” means a method or scheme for…

4.2192 Part-time employment.

“Training policy” means a statement defining…

4.2193 Pay adjustment.

“Training timetable” means a form which lists…

4.2194 Performance rating.

“Transfer” means movement of a permanent empl…

4.2195 Performance standard.

“Trial service period” means a six-month tria…

4.2196 Periodic increment date.

“Tuition” means payment of appropriated funds…

4.2197 Permanent employee.

“Unassembled examination” means an examinatio…

4.2198 Personnel management.

“Veteran” means an individual who has served…

4.2199 Position.

“Work simplification” means a management tech…

4.2201 Requirements generally -Nepotism- Effective dates.

In filling vacancies within the career servic…

4.2202 Administrative responsibilities.

The Executive Director has primary responsibi…

4.2203 Competitive-noncompetitive procedures applicability.

Vacancies can either be filled competitively…

4.2204 Recruitment-Vacancy notice- Evaluation announcement.

In filling vacancies competitively, all recru…

4.2205 Applications.

All applications shall be on a form prescribe…

4.2206 Disqualification of, refusal to examine applicant.

(a) Accepted standards of personnel practice…

4.2207 Examination-Final rating.

The Executive Director or his or her designat…

4.2208 Veteran preference.

(a) In open competitive examinations, eligibl…

4.2209 Registers of eligible applicants.

The following types of registers shall be est…

4.2210 Certification of eligibles.

Authorized position vacancies can only be fil…

4.2211 Appointment types.

(a) Career Service Appointments. Career servi…

4.2212 Reinstatement after separation.

(a) Any person who has satisfactorily complet…

4.2213 Promotion-Lateral movement- Transfer- Detail- Demotion.

The following types of in-service placement e…

4.2214 Retired employees reemployment.

An employee who has retired may be reemployed…

4.2301 Establishment of system.

In keeping with the objectives of the America…

4.2302 Position descriptions.

(a) ASPA shall maintain current position desc…

4.2303 Wage schedule applicability and bases.

The classification and compensation plan of t…

4.2304 Position classification system.

The Executive Director shall develop and main…

4.2305 Effective date of actions.

(a) The effective date of an initial classifi…

4.2306 Administrative review.

An administrative review may be requested by…

4.2307 Pay schedules.

(a) The white collar pay schedule shall be kn…

4.2308 Step-increment increases for length of service-Pay schedule structure.

(a) Every employee is entitled to an annual s…

4.2309 Overtime-Compensatory time.

(a) Applicability. This section applies to al…

4.2310 Hazard pay.

(a) It is recognized that some positions at t…

4.2311 Shift differential.

(a) Each department which has responsibilitie…

4.2401 Purpose.

It is recognized that maximum efficiency on t…

4.2402 Administrative Responsibilities.

(a) The department of administrative services…

4.2403 Holidays-Designated-Proclamation.

(a) The following public holidays are designa…

4.2404 Holidays-Days observed.

Holidays shall be observed as provided below:…

4.2405 Annual leave-Charges to leave.

(a) Accrual. To earn leave an employee must b…

4.2406 Sick leave.

Sick leave is for use when an employee is phy…

4.2407 Leave without pay.

Leave without pay is a temporary absence from…

4.2408 Political leave.

Leave without pay shall be freely granted to…

4.2409 Maternity leave.

Maternity leave, a period of approved absence…

4.2410 Military leave.

(a) General Provisions. A full-time employee…

4.2411 Excused absence.

(a) Excused absence is absence from duty duly…

4.2413 Unauthorized absence.

Unauthorized absence shall be treated as be g…

4.2414 Workers’ compensation recipients.

(a) Earning of Credits. An officer or employe…

4.2501 ASPA employees eligible to receive retirement benefits.

All employees of ASPA are eligible to receive…

4.2601 Purpose of incentive awards.

It is the policy of ASPA to provide a method…

4.2602 Budgeting-Incentive awards committee-Award-approval authority.

(a) It is the responsibility of the business/…

4.2603 Suggestions award.

An employee is eligible to be considered for…

4.2604 Superior performance award.

A cash award may be made when a career servic…

4.2605 Special act or service award.

A special act or service may be contributed d…

4.2606 Group awards.

When a contribution has been made by more tha…

4.2607 Tenure award.

Effective on and after January 6, 1980, emplo…

4.2608 Operator of the month award.

The ASPA Advisory Committee, consisting of al…

4.2701 Responsibility and deportment-Off-the-job conduct.

It is the policy of ASPA to urge its career s…

4.2702 Misconduct.

Any criminal, dishonest, immoral, or any othe…

4.2703 Subordination to authority.

An employee is required to carry out the anno…

4.2704 Selling or soliciting.

Employees and other persons are prohibited fr…

4.2705 Outside business activity.

An employee shall not engage in any business…

4.2706 Community and professional activities.

Employees are encouraged to participate in ac…

4.2707 ASPA property.

(a) Employees shall be held accountable for A…

4.2708 Gifts.

An employee shall not accept from or bestow u…

4.2709 Information.

It is the policy of ASPA to accord the public…

4.2710 Revolutionary organizations.

An employee may not knowingly advocate the ov…

4.2711 Political affiliation.

No person with authority to take or recommend…

4.2712 Political activity.

Employees shall not engage in unlawful politi…

4.2713 Financial responsibility.

Employees of ASPA are expected to satisfy the…

4.2714 Contracts with employees.

Because contracts with its own employees are…

4.2715 Financial interests.

Employees may not have direct or indirect fin…

4.2801 Discipline policy generally-Scope of reasons for removal.

It is the policy of ASPA to ensure that emplo…

4.2802 Removal, suspension, demotion of career employees.

(a) Employees in the career service, not serv…

4.2803 Probational or trial employees.

Any employee serving a probationary or trial…

4.2804 Involuntary reassignment.

(a) The Executive Director may move any emplo…

4.2805 Absence without leave-Abandonment of position.

When an employee fails to report for duty or…

4.2806 Resignation.

An employee may resign at any time subject to…

4.2807 Other termination actions.

(a) A person serving under a temporary appoin…

4.2808 Layoff -Reduction-in-force.

(a) When there is an impending layoff because…

4.2809 Clearance for terminating employees.

The standard ASG clearance form must be compl…

4.2901 Appeal-Right of career employees.

Career employees may file appeals on matters…

4.2902 Appeal-Procedure.

(a) Form and Deadline. All appeals must be ma…

4.2903 Grievances.

(a) Filing. Grievances may be filed orally or…

4.2904 Administrative review.

The Executive Director has responsibility for…

4.3001 When hiring permitted-Employment agreement.

When there are no qualified eligibles availab…

4.3002 Temporary contract specialists.

(a) In addition to permanent contract special…

4.3003 Assignment-Recruitment-Selection.

The following are rules concerning contract s…

4.3004 Compensation-Absence with pay-Review and reclassification.

(a) Compensation for positions filled by cont…

4.3005 Transportation.

(a) Entitlement at Hiring and Separation. ASP…

4.3006 Annual leave-Sick leave.

(a) A contract specialist whose employment ag…

4.3007 Medical benefits.

(a) The contract specialist and his or her de…

4.3008 Termination for cause.

ASPA may discharge the con tract specialist a…

4.3009 Resignation- Termination without cause.

(a) If the health of the contract specialist…

4.3010 Renewal of contract.

(a) Contract renewal is the prerogative of AS…

4.3011 Employment after term of contract.

If employment of the contract specialist cont…

4.3012 Conduct-Reassignment-Career service eligibility-Self-employment.

(a) Contract specialists are expected to cond…

4.3013 Grievances-Striking prohibited.

(a) Contract specialist grievances shall be p…

4.3014 Training.

Nominations for training of contract speciali…

4.3015 Work-product ownership-Discoveries and documents.

Any and all inventions, improvements, discove…

4.3016 Dependents defined-Family status reports.

Dependents, as defined, shall be interpreted…

4.3017 Immigration status-Departure upon termination.

(a) A contract specialist, by virtue of his o…

4.3101 Policy generally-American Samoan preference.

(a) It is the policy of ASPA to provide and p…

4.3102 Affirmative action conformance to federal provisions.

An affirmative action plan has been prepared…

4.3103 Enforcement responsibility-Staff, subcontract, or contracting agency compliance.

(a) The responsibility and authority for the…

4.3104 Compliance officer.

The EEO compliance officer (EEOCO), appointed…

4.3105 EEO coordinators-Publicity.

ASPA’s EEO policy and Affirmative Action Plan…

4.3106 Contract-seeker compliance- Third parties-Monitoring.

All nonfederal or non federally assisted proj…

4.3107 Grievances-Appeals.

Grievances and appeals resulting from the imp…

4.3108 Equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative Action Plan.

ASPA’s policy, to provide and promote equal o…

4.3201 Purpose.

ASPA has an obligation to its employees to ut…

4.3202 Management responsibility- Individual responsibility.

(a) The Executive Director of ASPA will devel…

4.3203 Departmental committees.

(a) The ASPA employee development and trainin…

4.3204 Scope of activities.

ASPA, in establishing an employee development…

4.3205 Records- Reports- Expenditures.

(a) Records.(1) Basic Records. ASPA will esta…

4.3301 Per diem allowance-Rates set by ASPA.

For travel or temporary official business awa…

4.3302 Per diem allowance-Intraterritorial travel-Rate.

(a) Effective July 14, 1980, the per diem rat…

4.3401 Safety practices.

All ASPA employees should be familiar with an…

4.3501 Provision of data.

ASPA will provide personnel action data to th…

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