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Welcome, supervisors! This is a directory of information and tools that support you in your day-to-day management work. For information on leadership development, please visit Leadership Programming.
Trending Topics for Supervisors
- Supervisor Network
New community for supervisors, by supervisors
- COVID-19 Updates on Employeenet
- Affinity Groups Guidance
This document provides structure and guidance for affinity groups to be equitable and successful. It includes important information you need to know as a supervisor about who can participate, time commitments, creating a new affinity group, supervisor approval, and funding support.
Welcoming and Onboarding New Employees
Make your new employees feel welcome and support their integration into your team. Onboarding begins before the first day and continues through their first year.
Learning and Development
Employee and Labor Relations
We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities.
- Leave Administration
City of Madison policies relating to sick leave, Family and Medical Leave, and parental leave.
- Supervising Represented Employees
Employee rights and City of Madison procedures relating to employee unions and associations. This includes information on grievances and arbitration.
- Misconduct Investigations and Discipline
Procedures for investigating employee misconduct and issuing discipline.
- Drug and Alcohol Testing
Information about maintaining a drug-free workplace and drug testing for CDL holders
Other Policies and Procedures
Performance Excellence gives us a framework and tools to be strategic in our work and connect across teams and agencies. It includes the City of Madison's vision, mission, values, and service promise. Know a City employee who lives and breathes these elements? Check out our #TeamCity Employee Recognition Program to submit nominations and learn more about this program.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
While the EAP is here to help employees with personal issues that may affect work performance, it is also a partner to the organization and to you as a manager who may be dealing with work performance issues such as attendance, attitude, workplace incidents, substance abuse or general productivity. This department is a resource that you can turn to for consultations on situations happening in your workforce unit that you may want either another perspective on as well as possible solutions. Click the button below to read more about Management and Workplace Consultations and Resources from EAP.
Equity and Inclusion Resources and Tools
- Language Access (Department of Civil Rights)
Supervisors must ensure that their work units provide language access.
- Plain Language Communication (Information Technology)
A web-focused guide to plain language communication.
- Racial Equity and Social Justice Initiative (Department of Civil Rights)
Includes information about the initiative, equity analysis tools, and learning resources.
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