Human Resources Desk Guide (HRDG)

Last Modified: July 15, 2024
Subchapter/
Supplement
Title:Applies to:Date issued:
1010Organizational ChangesAMS & APHIS02/11, with 06/12 and 03/14 updates
4030Category RatingAMS & APHIS01/11, with 02/20 updates
4080Transit Incentive ProgramAMS & APHIS08/17 (replaces 10/12 & 07/10 versions), with 4/22 updates
4080.2Child Care Tuition Assistance ProgramAPHIS01/18
4178Compensation and Leave Claims ProceduresAMS, APHIS, and FAS10/16
4200 Chapter Series: General Personnel Provisions
4230Volunteer Service ProgramAMS & APHIS12/18 (replaces 06/17 version)
4250Exit SurveysAMS & APHIS10/19 (replaces 08/10 and 04/99 versions)
4300 Chapter Series: Employment and Retention
4330Career Transition Assistance PlanAMS & APHISNo HRDG Subchapter; refer to DR 4030-330-002
4335Voluntary Change in Official Duty StationAMS & APHIS11/19
4368Telework & Remote Work ProgramAMS & APHISNo HRDG Subchapter; refer to DR 4080-811-002
4400 Chapter Series: Employee Performance and Utilization
4413Career Enhancement ProgramAMS & APHIS08/98
4430Performance ManagementAMS & APHISNo HRDG Subchapter; go to USDA DR 4040-430, Employee Performance and Awards
4451Awards & RecognitionAMS & APHISNo HRDG Subchapter; Go to MRPHR’s Awards & Recognition web site for links to the USDA Awards Regulation and relevant documents.
4500 Chapter Series: Position Classification, Pay & Allowances
4500Recruitment and Retention IncentivesAMS & APHIS11/02 with 09/05, 03/06, 11/06, 02/07, 10/12, 01/14, 12/17, 04/18, 03/19, 01/20, and 10/20 updates
4501Electronic Statement of Earnings and LeaveAMS & APHIS12/07
4511Position ClassificationAMS & APHIS09/18
4531Highest Previous RateAMS & APHIS02/01, with 5/01, and 04/13 updates
4537Repayment of Student LoansAMS & APHIS03/03 with 12/03, 02/04, 11/15, 10/20, and 06/24 updates
4550Premium PayAMS & APHIS03/02 with 04/02, 02/05, 03/05, 08/05, 04/06, 01/07, 05/07, 04/08, 01/09, 12/09, 10/10, 01/11, 04/12,12/14, 04/15, 08/16, 08/17, 05/17, 11/19, 05/21, 08/21, 04/22, 06/22, and 03/23 updates
4600 Chapter Series: Attendance and Leave
4610Tours of DutyAMS & APHIS09/01, with 07/04, 05/06, 01/07, 03/08, 04/08, 12/09, 09/12, 09/16, 06/17,07/17, 01/19 and 07/21 updates
4630Absence and LeaveAMS & APHIS08/97 with 08/98, 08/99, 12/99, 01/00, 06/00, 09/00, 10/00, 02/01, 05/01, 12/01, 03/02, 07/02, 03/03, 05/03, 12/03, 06/04, 07/04, 03/05, 04/05, 08/05, 09/05, 11/05, 12/05, 01/06, 02/06, 09/06, 01/07, 05/07, 06/07, 03/08, 04/08, 08/08, 10/08, 12/08, 01/09, 04/09, 05/09, 09/09, 06/10, 08/10, 09/10, 11/10, 01/11, 04/11, 02/12, 04/12, 05/12, 06/12, 01/13, 08/13, 09/13, 10/13, 12/13, 05/14,01/15, 05/15, 06/16, 09/16, 10/16, 11/17, 04/18, 05/18, 01/19, 06/19,10/20, 01/21, 07/22, 09/22, 02/23, 03/23 and 08/23 updates
4700 Chapter Series: Personnel Relations and Services (General)
4735*Conduct and ResponsibilitiesAPHIS & GIPSA10/90
4752Disciplinary or Alternative Actions

APHIS & GIPSA

Delegations charts also cover AMS

10/91 with 02/92, 05/97, 06/04, 12/06, 3/08, 01/09, 11/09, 05/12, 10/12, 03/13, 02/14, 01/15, 07/15, 02/17, 04/18, 11/21, 01/24 and 2/24 updates
4771Administrative Grievance SystemAMS, APHIS & GIPSA09/12 (replaces 12/06 version)
4800 Chapter Series: Insurance and Annuities (blank/future use)
4900 Chapter Series: General and Miscellaneous (blank/future use)
Supplements
4500AAPHIS Imports and Exports Overtime InterpretationAPHIS/PPQ & APHIS/VS09/95 with 08/98 updates

* Please contact your servicing Employee Relations office assistant or secretary if you need a copy of this issuance.  You may also contact the appropriate personnel specialist for guidance on topics listed above.