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File #: ORD. 2020-220    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 9/29/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/9/2020 Final action: 11/9/2020
Title: To amend and reordain City Code ?? 2-927, concerning the general powers and duties of the Personnel Board, and 2-1264, concerning the creation of the personnel system, for the purpose of conforming the classes protected from discrimination under the City's personnel system to Va. Code ?? 2.2-3904 and 2.2-3905.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2020-220
Title
To amend and reordain City Code ?? 2-927, concerning the general powers and duties of the Personnel Board, and 2-1264, concerning the creation of the personnel system, for the purpose of conforming the classes protected from discrimination under the City's personnel system to Va. Code ?? 2.2-3904 and 2.2-3905.
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THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:
? 1. That sections 2-927 and 2-1264 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015), as amended, be and are hereby amended and reordained as follows:
Sec. 2-927. General powers and duties.
The Personnel Board shall have the power and shall be required to:
(1) Serve as a hearing panel and hear appeals of grievances filed by any employee in the classified service pursuant to procedures established by the City in compliance with Code of Virginia, ? 15.2-1507. The hearing decisions of the personnel board shall be in writing and shall contain findings of fact as to the material issues in each case and the basis for the Board's findings.
(2) Review and hold public hearings on any proposed personnel rules and forward to the City Council and the Mayor its comments and recommendations relating to any such proposed personnel rule.
(3) Investigate any or all matters relating to conditions of employment in the service of the City.
(4) Receive and investigate complaints regarding alleged discrimination based on race, color, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, religion, national origin, sex, age, political affiliation, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a veteran, and disability from individual employees relating to such individual's employment with the City. While all employees, regardless of classification or status, may file a complaint with the Personnel Board concerning alleged discrimination, this section is not intended to and does not create any additional rights, including grievance rights or property rights in employment, for un...

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