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Table Of Contents

 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 and City Service

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

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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28.01 - OFFICE OF LABOR RELATIONS.  An Office of Labor Relations is hereby established consisting of a Director of Labor Relations and any additional staff essential to perform the functions of the office.
28.011 - FUNCTIONS OF THE OFFICE OF LABOR RELATIONS.  The functions of the Office of Labor Relations shall be:
28.0111 - To engage on behalf of the City of Philadelphia in collective bargaining negotiations and to enter into agreements concerning wages, hours and working conditions, arbitrations, grievances and all other phases of labor relations with representatives of recognized labor organizations representing Civil Service employees of the City of Philadelphia.
28.0112 - To administer all collective bargaining agreements and arbitration awards between the City and any recognized labor organization representing Civil Service employees of the City.
28.0113 - To advise, consult and discuss with the Mayor and the Labor Relations Advisory Board all matters concerning collective bargaining and arbitration on behalf of the City, as may be appropriate.
28.0114 - To represent the City in all matters arising under the provisions of the Act of June 24, 1968, (Act No. 111) relating to policemen and firemen, and the Act of July 24, 1970, (Act No. 195) and all ordinances and regulations dealing with labor relations, relating to Civil Service employees of the City of Philadelphia.
28.0115 - Any agreement negotiated by the Director of Labor Relations requiring the making of appropriations or the enactment of other legislation shall not become effective unless such agreement is approved by the Mayor and ratified by resolution of City Council.  All such agreements shall be subject to the Regulations of the Commission, the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter and other applicable legislation as they may from time to time exist.
28.012 - DUTY TO MAKE REPORTS.  The Director of the Office of Labor Relations shall submit a written report regarding the activities of that office to the Mayor and Council within ninety (90) days after the close of each fiscal year.


Philadelphia Civil Service Regulations
Transmittal no.344 (Jan-6-2015)