Administrative Regulation 16

Matthew H. Hymel, County Administrator

Employee Orientation on Fringe Benefits and Union Membership

Effective Date: July 1, 1990

This regulation is issued pursuant to Chapter 2.08 of the Marin County Code and has been approved by the Board of Supervisors.

  1. All new employees or employees changing bargaining units due to promotion, transfer, reclassification, or demotion, will receive orientation by the Personnel Office regarding fringe benefits and requirements of union membership.
  2. Department heads will be responsible for ensuring that the employees attend such orientation within the first two calendar weeks of employment.
  3. The Personnel Office shall schedule employee orientation sessions on a regular basis, at least one such session each biweekly pay period. The orientation session shall contain pertinent information regarding benefits and union membership requirements, as determined by the Personnel Director.
  4. The Personnel Director may delegate employee orientation for some or all classifications within a department to the department head. These orientations shall be conducted in accordance with the procedures and content established by the Personnel Director. 
  5. Employee physical examinations shall be scheduled before the first date of employment. The department head is responsible for scheduling all such physical examinations.