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Policies and Procedures

Policies and Procedures

The Division of Human Resources has policies and procedures in place to create consistency in processes and decision-making and to help ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.  

Policy Changes for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

As part of the Human Capital Management Initiative and after careful review, Penn has updated many of its Human Resources policies. The policy changes reflect the University’s ongoing commitment to organizational best practices, financial stewardship, transparency, and compliance with local, state, and federal law.

These changes will not impact faculty and staff members’ benefits eligibility, time-off and pay. Most changes are technical and administrative updates to existing policies. These policy modifications integrate Workday@Penn with University human resources operations.


Three new policies went into effect on July 1: