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Philadelphia Civil Service Regulations

Table Of Contents
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  1. Purpose

  2. Definitions

  3. Preparation, Adoption and Revision of Regulations

  4. Exemptions from Civil Service

  5. Classification Plan

  6. Pay Plan

  7. General Requirements for Applicants

  8. Applications

  9. Examinations

  10. Eligible Lists

  11. Requisitions, Certification and Appointment

  12. Limited-Term Appointments

  13. Assignments and Transfers

  14. Probationary Period

  15. Resignation, Reinstatement, Restoration and Retirement

  16. Layoffs

  17. Dismissals, Demotions, Suspensions and Appeals

  18. Hours of Work

  19. Holidays

  20. Vacation Leave

  21. Sick Leave

  22. Leaves of Absence

  23. Performance Reports

  24. Working Conditions

  25. Records and Reports

  26. Training of Employees

  27. Safety, Health, Welfare and Recreation:
    27.01, 27.012+

  28. Labor Relations

  29. Political Activity

  30. Residence Requirement

  31. Interim Regulations

  32. Injury and Disability

  33. Miscellaneous Regulations



Alphabetical Index
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27. SAFETY, HEALTH, WELFARE AND RECREATION

(27.01 to 27.01199)


27.01 - HEALTH AND WELFARE PROGRAM.

  • 27.011 - HEALTH-MEDICAL PLANS.
    For twelve (12) pay periods each year, as selected by the Director of Finance, there shall be made available to each employee and to each former employee of the categories hereinafter listed, and paid over to the established organization or agency designated by such employee or former employee against the cost to him, of an established health-medical plan:

    • 27.0111 - District Council #33 Representation Classes.
      For each full-time employee in a class of position represented by District Council #33, a monthly contribution in accordance with the current collective bargaining agreement between District Council #33 and the City. Such amount shall also be provided for each employee receiving temporary or total disability benefits under Regulation 32, or in a secondary position or awaiting placement under Regulation 32.
    • 27.0112 - District Council #47, Local 2187, Representation Classes.
      For each full-time employee in a class of position represented by District Council #47, Local 2187, a monthly contribution in accordance with the current collective bargaining agreement between District Council #47, Local 2187 and the City to the District Council #47 Health and Welfare Fund. Such amount shall also be provided for each employee receiving temporary or total disability benefits under Regulation 32, or in a secondary position or awaiting placement under Regulation 32.

      • 27.01121 - District Council #47, Local 2186, Classes. For each full-time employee in a class represented by District Council #47, Local 2186, and who pays dues to Local 2186, a monthly contribution in an amount determined by the City after meeting and discussing with District Council #47, Local 2186, to the District Council #47 Health and Welfare Fund. Such amount shall also be provided for each employee receiving temporary or total disability benefits under Regulation 32, or in a secondary position or awaiting placement under Regulation 32 and for such an employee who does not pay dues to Local 2186 a monthly contribution of up to the same amount contributed for Local 2186 members shall be available for the City's health-medical plans.
    • 27.0114 - Uniformed and Investigatory Police Classes.
      For each uniformed or investigatory employee of the Police Department and District Attorney's Office, the City contribution for health-medical insurance including dental, optical and prescription coverage shall be in accordance with the current collective bargaining agreement or arbitration award between Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 and the City. Such amount shall also be provided for each such employee receiving temporary or total disability benefits under Regulation 32 or in a secondary position or awaiting placement under Regulation 32.
    • 27.0115 - Uniformed Fire Employees.
      For each uniformed employee of the Fire Department the City contribution for health-medical insurance including dental, optical and prescription coverage shall be in accordance with the current collective bargaining agreement or arbitration award between the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 22 and the City. Such amount shall also be provided for each such employee receiving temporary or total disability benefits under under Regulation 32 or in a secondary position or awaiting placement under under Regulation 32.
    • 27.0116 - School Crossing Guards.
      For each School Crossing Guard, one-half of the amount paid to District Council #33 represented classes under Regulation 27.0111. Each School Crossing Guard who shall be deemed a head of household shall be provided with 100% of the amount paid under Regulation 27.0111. For purposes of this agreement, head of household shall be defined as a School Crossing Guard with dependent children in the absence of a spouse, or a School Crossing Guard with a disabled spouse.
    • 27.0117 - To each full-time employee represented by District Council 33, District Council 47, each uniformed and investigatory employee in the Police Department and District Attorney's Office and each non-represented employee terminating his/her employment after ten (10) years continuous service to immediately become pensioned under one of the City's pension plans, during the five (5) years following his/her retirement from the City service the same payments provided by Sections 27.0111 to 27.0114 inclusive and Section 27.013 as of the date of retirement or as it may subsequently be amended during the five (5) years following retirement, provided, however, that the ten (10) years of service need not be continuous, if the amount of service needed to complete ten (10) years was begun through re-employment or reinstatement within one year of his/her last previous separation; it is also provided that such re-employed or reinstated employee may not be entitled to more than one five (5) year period of paid health-welfare payments. At retirement, a uniformed or investigatory employee in the Police Department or District Attorney's Office may elect to purchase an extension of the five (5) year post retirement coverage period in accordance with the provisions of Regulation 21.142. In the event an employee covered by this regulation dies within this five (5) year period, benefits for his/her spouse and dependent children shall continue for the entire five (5) year period.

      To each full-time uniformed employee of the Fire Department terminating his/her employment after ten (10) years continuous service to immediately become pensioned under one of the City's pension plans, during the four (4) years following his/her retirement from the City service the same payments provided by Section 27.0115 as of the date of retirement or as it may subsequently be amended during the four (4) years following retirement, provided however, that the ten (10) years of service need not be continuous, if the amount of service needed to complete ten (10) years was begun through re-employment or re-instatement within one year of his/her last previous separation; it is also provided that such re-employmed or reinstated employee may not be entitled to more than one four (4) year period of paid health-welfare payments. In the event a uniformed employee of the Fire Department dies within this four (4) year period, benefits for his/her spouse and dependent children shall continue for the entire four (4) year period.

      1. For each non-represented employee in a class of position allocated to the Executive and Professional category, such payment shall include the health-medical/prescription portion of the total amount provided under Section 27.013, excluding the amount applicable to life insurance and other optional benefits.

        • 27.01171 - To each full-time uniformed and investigatory employee of the Police Department or the District Attorney's Office who became eligible to receive benefits under Regulation 32 and who, although having less than ten (10) years of continuous service was also granted an injury pension under one of the City's pension plans, during the five (5) years following his/her retirement from the City service the same payments provided by Section 27.0114 as of the date of retirement or as it may subsequently be amended during the five (5) years following retirement.

          To each full-time uniformed and investigatory employee of the Fire Department who became eligible to receive benefits under Regulation 32 and who, although having less than ten (10) years of continuous service was also granted an injury pension under one of the City's pension plans, during the four (4) years following his/her retirement from the City service the same payments provided by Section 27.0115 as of the date of retirement or as it may subsequently be amended during the four (4) years following retirement.
        • 27.01172 - The City shall continue to provide health insurance benefits for dependents of City employees whose death has resulted solely from the performance of the duties of their position and has involved no misconduct. The benefits will continue on the same basis as that of the employee's coverage, only for those persons who were covered at the time of death, and shall be provided for the maximum amount of time allowed under Regulation 27.0117 and 27.01171 following the death or until remarriage of the spouse, whichever comes first.
    • 27.0118 - To each School Crossing Guard terminating employment after ten (10) years of continuous service to immediately become pensioned under one of the City's pension plans, during the three (3) years following retirement from the City service the same payments provided by Section 27.0116 as of the date of retirement or as it may subsequently be amended during the three (3) years following retirement.

      (Note) "Full-time" employee includes all employees in the Civil Service except emergency, seasonal, temporary, and part-time employees. (Refer to Sections 6.1714 and 6.151.)
    • 27.0119 - Deputy Sheriffs.
      For each full-time employee in a class in the Deputy Sheriff Pay Plan, the City contribution for health-medical coverage including dental, optical and prescription coverage shall be in accordance with the current collective bargaining agreement with the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 5, covering such employees or the Memorandum of Understanding covering such. This amount shall also be provided for each such employee receiving temporary or total disability benefits under Regulation 32 or in a secondary position or awaiting placement under Regulation 32.


CONTINUE TO REGULATION 27.012
Philadelphia Civil Service Regulations
Transmittal no.279 (Apr-10-2001)