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3 FAM - Personnel


3 FAM 1100 Introduction
-1110 Personnel Administration Authority, Regulations, and Procedures  [97 Kb]

3 FAM 1200 Personnel Policy and Objectives
-1210 Personnel Policy  [108 Kb]
-1220 Program Objectives  [72 Kb]

3 FAM 1300 Personnel Responsibilities
-1310 Responsibilities for Personnel Administration  [80 Kb]
-1320 The Board of the Foreign Service  [93 Kb]
-1330 Customer Treatment  [55 Kb]
-1340 Through 1390 Unassigned  [4 Kb]

3 FAM 1400 Arrangements for Senior and Presidential Appointees
-1410 Arrangements for Presidential Appointees  [130 Kb]
-1420 Transfer of Office  [75 Kb]
-1430 And 1490 Unassigned  [46 Kb]

3 FAM 1500 Equal Employment Opportunity
-1510 EEO-General  [106 Kb]
-1520 Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Race, Color, National Origin, Sex, or Religion  [146 Kb]
-1530 Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Age  [111 Kb]
-1540 Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Disability  [76 Kb]
-1550 EEO Retaliation / Reprisal  [103 Kb]
-1560 Processing Mixed Case Complaints  [80 Kb]
-1570 Class Complaints of Discrimination  [54 Kb]
-1580 Demographic Data  [79 Kb]
-1590 EEO Complaints and Grievances under the Foreign Service Grievance System  [76 Kb]

3 FAM 1600 Domestic Partners
-1610 Domestic Partners  [85 Kb]

3 FAM 1800 Family Advocacy Program
-1810 Family Advocacy Program  [182 Kb]

3 FAM 1900 Unassigned
-1910 Medical Examination and Clearance  [73 Kb]

3 FAM 2100 Employment
-2110 Drug Free Workplace Program  [75 Kb]
-2120 Unassigned  [58 Kb]
-2130 Reemployment  [99 Kb]
-2140 Criminal Investigations Training Program  [80 Kb]
-2150 Personnel Review Panel  [113 Kb]
-2160 Policy on Balanced Workforce Guidelines and Procedures  [116 Kb]

3 FAM 2200 Appointments
-2210 Appointments  [232 Kb]
-2220 Personnel Security  [73 Kb]
-2230 Categories of Foreign Service Personnel  [86 Kb]
-2240 Foreign Service Officer Career Candidate Program  [166 Kb]
-2250 Foreign Service Specialist Career Candidate Program  [97 Kb]
-2260 The Senior Foreign Service Officer Career Candidate Program  [108 Kb]
-2270 Senior Executive Service Merit Staffing  [101 Kb]
-2280 Superior Qualifications Appointments  [120 Kb]
-2290 Limited Noncareer Appointments under Section 303 of the Foreign Service Act  [116 Kb]

3 FAM 2300 Employment and Promotion
-2310 Merit Promotion and Placement Program  [170 Kb]
-2320 Promotion of the Members of the Foreign Service  [157 Kb]
-2330 Hours of Work  [159 Kb]
-2340 Personnel Actions  [104 Kb]
-2350 Personnel Records  [123 Kb]
-2360 Telework  [196 Kb]

3 FAM 2400 Assignments
-2410 Assignments and Details  [102 Kb]
-2420 Foreign Service Career Development, Assignments, And Transfer  [79 Kb]
-2430 Commissions, Titles, and Rank  [64 Kb]
-2440 Curtailment  [97 Kb]

3 FAM 2500 Separations
-2510 Separation  [80 Kb]
-2520 Termination of Certain Foreign Service Appointments  [81 Kb]
-2530 Reduction-in-Force-Civil Service  [112 Kb]
-2540 Reduction-in-Force Procedures for the Senior Executive Service  [96 Kb]
-2550 Deaths in Service  [137 Kb]
-2560 Military Furlough and Separation for Military Service  [68 Kb]
-2570 Furloughs  [79 Kb]
-2580 Reduction-in-Force-Foreign Service  [117 Kb]

3 FAM 2600 Classification and Pay Administration
-2610 Position Management  [117 Kb]
-2620 Foreign Service Skill Code System  [91 Kb]
-2630 Position Classification  [176 Kb]
-2640 Position Classification Appeals  [83 Kb]

3 FAM 2700 Training and Employee Development
-2710 through 2740 Unassigned  [44 Kb]
-2750 Executive Development Program  [90 Kb]
-2760 Career Senior Executive Service (SES) Sabbatical Program  [92 Kb]
-2770 And 2780 Unassigned  [32 Kb]
-2790 Functional Specialization Program  [65 Kb]

3 FAM 2800 Performance Management
-2810 Personnel Evaluation  [119 Kb]
-2820 Performance Appraisal System for General Schedule and Prevailing Rate Employees  [199 Kb]
-2830 Performance Appraisal Plan for the Senior Executive Service  [159 Kb]
-2840 Unassigned  [54 Kb]
-2850 Unassigned  [33 Kb]
-2860 Civil Service Employee Development Programs  [96 Kb]
-2870 Senior Foreign Service Performance Pay and Presidential Awards  [90 Kb]

3 FAM 2900 Career Transition Assistance for Surplus and Displaced Employees
-2910 Career Transition Assistance-General Provisions  [165 Kb]
-2920 Career Transition Assistance  [109 Kb]
-2930 Special Selection Priority for the Department's Local Surplus or Displaced Employees  [100 Kb]
-2940 Reemployment Priority List (RPL)  [77 Kb]

3 FAM 3100 Compensation
-3110 Pay Limitations  [78 Kb]
-3120 Foreign Service and Civil Service Salaries  [159 Kb]
-3130 Premium Compensation  [186 Kb]
-3140 Communications Differential for Office Management Specialists  [72 Kb]
-3150 Special Pay Provisions for Special Agents in the Diplomatic Security Service  [114 Kb]
-3160 Federal Wage System  [92 Kb]
-3170 Unassigned  [53 Kb]
-3180 Recruitment and Relocation Bonuses and Retention Allowances  [937 Kb]
-3190 Pre-employment Interview and Relocation Expenses for New Appointees  [243 Kb]

3 FAM 3200 Allowances
-3210 Allowance (General)  [141 Kb]
-3220 Living Quarters Allowance  [71 Kb]
-3230 Cost of Living Allowances  [109 Kb]
-3240 Representation Allowances  [123 Kb]
-3250 Official Residence Expenses  [112 Kb]
-3260 Differentials  [115 Kb]
-3270 Danger Pay Allowance  [109 Kb]
-3280 Advance of Pay upon Assignment to a Post in a Foreign Area  [53 Kb]
-3290 Physicians Comparability Allowances  [76 Kb]

3 FAM 3300 Leave Administration
-3310 Leave  [59 Kb]
-3320 Officers Exempted from Leave Act  [94 Kb]
-3330 Disposition of Leave Balances  [104 Kb]
-3340 Voluntary Leave Transfer Program  [97 Kb]
-3350 Leave and Reassignment of Duties for Maternity and Paternity Reasons  [95 Kb]
-3360 Emergency Leave Transfer Program  [126 Kb]

3 FAM 3400 Paid Leave
-3410 Annual Leave  [113 Kb]
-3420 Sick Leave  [143 Kb]
-3430 Home Leave  [152 Kb]
-3440 Military Leave  [90 Kb]
-3450 Court Leave  [104 Kb]
-3460 Other Paid Leave  [162 Kb]

3 FAM 3500 Unpaid Leave
-3510 Leave Without Pay  [115 Kb]
-3520 Absence Without Official Leave (AWOL)  [97 Kb]
-3530 The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993  [119 Kb]

3 FAM 3600 Benefits
-3610 Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB)  [130 Kb]
-3620 Federal Employees Group Life Insurance Program  [128 Kb]
-3630 Workers' Compensation Program  [120 Kb]
-3640 Unemployment Compensation  [109 Kb]
-3650 Death Benefits for Death in the Performance of Duty  [114 Kb]
-3670 Reasonable Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities  [170 Kb]

3 FAM 3700 Travel
-3710 Unassigned  [53 Kb]
-3720 Rest and Recuperation (R&R) Travel  [142 Kb]
-3730 Visitation Travel  [97 Kb]
-3740 Emergency Visitation Travel  [133 Kb]
-3750 Travel of Children of Separated Families  [92 Kb]
-3760 Travel Messages  [85 Kb]
-3770 Travel to Posts under Authorized or Ordered Departure and to Unaccompanied / Partially Unaccompanied Posts  [117 Kb]

3 FAM 3800 Bureau of Human Resources Programs
-3810 Transit Subsidy Program  [131 Kb]
-3820 Student Loan Repayment Program  [103 Kb]
-3830 Child Care Subsidy Program  [110 Kb]
-3840 Professional Liability Insurance (PLI)  [92 Kb]
-3850 Bicycle Transportation Reimbursement Program  [93 Kb]
-3860 Lactation Policy  [91 Kb]

3 FAM 3900 Incentive Pay
-3910 Language Incentive Pay  [177 Kb]

3 FAM 4100 Employee Responsibility and Conduct
-4110 General Information  [84 Kb]
-4120 Employee Responsibilities Abroad  [82 Kb]
-4130 Standards for Appointment and Continued Employment  [144 Kb]
-4140 Guidelines for Personnel Taken Hostage  [80 Kb]
-4150 Workplace Violence  [124 Kb]
-4160 Employee Consultation Service  [101 Kb]
-4170 Official Clearance of Speaking, Writing, and Teaching  [102 Kb]
-4180 Members of Household (MOHs)  [82 Kb]
-4190 Marriage Requirements of an Employee to a Foreign National or to a U.S. Citizen  [83 Kb]

3 FAM 4200 Standards of Conduct for Former Employees
-4210 Conduct of Former Employees  [59 Kb]

3 FAM 4300 Disciplinary Action (Including Separation for Cause)
-4310 Disciplinary Action-General  [118 Kb]
-4320 Disciplinary Action Common Practices  [139 Kb]
-4330 Admonishment  [83 Kb]
-4340 Reprimand  [107 Kb]
-4350 Suspension  [102 Kb]
-4360 Separation for Cause  [110 Kb]
-4370 List of Offenses Subject to Disciplinary Action Foreign Services  [149 Kb]
-4380 And 4390 Unassigned  [21 Kb]
-4300 Exhibit 4300  [65 Kb]

3 FAM 4400 Foreign Service Grievance System
-4410 Foreign Service Grievance System  [113 Kb]
-4420 General Provisions  [124 Kb]
-4430 Agency Procedures  [105 Kb]
-4440 Foreign Service Grievance Board  [82 Kb]
-4450 Presentation of Grievances to the Board  [86 Kb]
-4460 Administrative and Judicial of a Grievance  [75 Kb]
-4470 Implementation Dispute  [78 Kb]

3 FAM 4500 Civil Service Disciplinary Actions
-4510 General Information  [91 Kb]
-4520 Adverse Action Procedures for Suspension of 14 Days or Less  [76 Kb]
-4530 More Serious Adverse Action  [84 Kb]
-4540 Agency Records  [134 Kb]
-4550 Performance Based Actions  [88 Kb]
-4560 Through 4590 Unassigned  [3 Kb]

3 FAM 4600 Appeals of Adverse Actions
-4610 Appeals of Adverse Actions  [59 Kb]
-4620 Appeal of Performance Based Actions  [65 Kb]
-4630 Through 4690 Unassigned  [3 Kb]

3 FAM 4700 Grievances-Civil Service
-4710 General Provisions  [101 Kb]
-4720 Informal Grievances  [92 Kb]
-4730 Formal Administrative Reviews under the Grievance Procedure  [91 Kb]
-4740 Unassigned  [31 Kb]

3 FAM 4800 Department Awards Program
-4810 Awards Program-General  [105 Kb]
-4820 Honor Awards  [161 Kb]
-4830 Annual Awards  [262 Kb]
-4840 Recognition Awards  [158 Kb]
-4850 Suggestions  [85 Kb]
-4860 Awards Sponsored by Non-Governmental Organizations  [75 Kb]
-4870 Honor Award for Exceptionally Arduous Service  [90 Kb]
-4880 Gainsharing Award Programs  [97 Kb]

4900 Unassigned
-4900 Unassigned  [45 Kb]

3 FAM 5100 Labor-Management Relations (General)
-5110 General Provisions  [87 Kb]
-5120 Through 5190 Unassigned  [44 Kb]

3 FAM 5200 Unassigned
-5200 Unassigned  [3 Kb]

3 FAM 5300 Department Relationships with Employee Organizations
-5310 Department Relationships with Organizations Representing Federal Employees and Other Organizations  [97 Kb]
-5320 Through 5390 Unassigned  [3 Kb]

3 FAM 5400 Through 5900 Unassigned
-5400 Through 5900 Unassigned  [3 Kb]

3 FAM 6100 Foreign Service Retirement and Disability System and Foreign Service Pension System
-6110 Foreign Service Retirement-General  [117 Kb]
-6120 Foreign Service Retirement-Coverage  [145 Kb]
-6130 Foreign Service Retirement Systems-Employee Contributions and Deductions  [83 Kb]
-6140 Benefits When Separated Due to Expiration of Limited Career Extension, Expiration of Time in Class, Relative Performance or Reduction in Force  [90 Kb]
-6150 Special Provisions for Law Enforcement Retirement Coverage for Special Agents Covered Under the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability System  [114 Kb]
-6160 Through 6170 Unassigned  [73 Kb]
-6180 Comptation of Benefits Under FSRDS, FSRDS Offset and FSPS  [183 Kb]

3 FAM 6200 Mandatory Retirement
-6210 Mandatory Retirement-General  [179 Kb]

3 FAM 6300 Through 6900 Unassigned

3 FAM 7100 General
-7110 Introduction  [126 Kb]
-7120 Definitions  [115 Kb]
-7130 Medical  [63 Kb]
-7140 Personnel Records  [54 Kb]

3 FAM 7200 FSN Employee Recruitment and Employment
-7210 Recruitment Standards  [57 Kb]
-7220 Processing for Employment  [107 Kb]
-7230 Types of Employment  [76 Kb]
-7240 Appointment  [92 Kb]
-7250 Assignments, Transfers, and Details  [89 Kb]
-7260 Employment By Personal Services Contract of Foreign Nationals (Host or Third Country)  [102 Kb]
-7270 Third-Country National (TCN)  [117 Kb]
-7280 Personnel Reporting  [58 Kb]
-7290 Employee-Management Relations  [80 Kb]

3 FAM 7300 Foreign Service Nationals (FSN) Compensation
-7310 FSN Compensation  [95 Kb]
-7320 Compensation Plans  [119 Kb]
-7330 FSN Salary Payments  [74 Kb]
-7340 Direct Benefit Payments  [150 Kb]
-7350 Premium Compensation  [84 Kb]
-7360 Furnishing Names and Salary Data at Request of Host Government  [75 Kb]
-7370 Withholding Taxes  [68 Kb]
-7380 And 7390 Unassigned  [3 Kb]

3 FAM 7400 FSN Employee Attendance and Leave
-7410 Establishment of Workweeks  [89 Kb]
-7420 Time and Attendance Reports  [52 Kb]
-7430 Annual and Sick Leave  [112 Kb]
-7440 Holidays  [73 Kb]
-7450 Excused Absences  [56 Kb]
-7460 Leave Without Pay  [75 Kb]
-7470 Absence Without Leave (AWOL)  [56 Kb]
-7480 Leave Records  [54 Kb]
-7490 Unassigned  [3 Kb]

3 FAM 7500 FSN Position Classification and Pay Administration
-7510 FSN Position Classification and Position Management  [87 Kb]
-7520 Delegation of Authority  [97 Kb]
-7530 Position Classification and Management Evaluation  [76 Kb]
-7540 FSN Position Classification Appeals  [60 Kb]
-7550 Pay Administration  [72 Kb]
-7560 General Policy and Authority  [76 Kb]
-7570 Promotions  [92 Kb]
-7580 Within-Grade Increases  [85 Kb]
-7590 Downgradings  [103 Kb]

3 FAM 7600 FSN Employee Performance Evaluation, Incentive Awards, and Training
-7610 Performance Evaluation  [79 Kb]
-7620 Incentive Awards  [74 Kb]
-7630 Training  [106 Kb]
-7640 Through 7690 Unassigned  [3 Kb]

3 FAM 7700 FSN Employee Benefits, Disciplinary Actions, Separations, and Reemployment
-7710 FSN Employee Benefits Under U.S. Law  [171 Kb]
-7720 FSN Employee Disciplinary Actions  [69 Kb]
-7730 FSN Employee Separations  [109 Kb]
-7740 Reemployment of FSNs  [74 Kb]
-7750 Claims for Private Personal Property Losses  [54 Kb]
-7760 Through 7790 Unassigned  [3 Kb]

3 FAM 7800 And 7900 Unassigned
-7800 And 7900 Unassigned  [3 Kb]

3 FAM 8100 Unassigned
-8100 Unassigned  [3 Kb]
-8100 Appendix A  [289 Kb]

3 FAM 8200 Family Member Appointments
-8210 Family Member Limited Noncareer Appointment  [95 Kb]
-8200 Appendix A  [274 Kb]

3 FAM 8300 Nepotism
-8310 General Provisions  [72 Kb]
-8320 Nepotism  [107 Kb]
-8330 through 8390 Unassigned  [5 Kb]

3 FAM 8600 Domestic Staff
-8610 Domestic Staff Employment  [95 Kb]

3 FAM 8900 Consular Agent Human Resources Administration
-8910 General  [147 Kb]
-8920 through 8990 Unassigned  [43 Kb]


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