The Personnel Rules and Regulations of the City of Fort Worth are authorized under Chapter 2 of the Code of the City of Fort Worth, Article V, titled "Human Resources," by Ordinance No. 11921. The Personnel Rules and Regulations were approved by the City Manager and became effective Feb. 1, 1999.
The Personnel Rules and Regulations are based upon the merit principles as outlined in Article V of Chapter 2 of the Code of the City of Fort Worth.
The policies do not confer legal rights to employees.
The Personnel Rules and Regulations have been established in good faith and are intended to be in full compliance with all applicable federal, state and local statutes.
From time to time, amendments to the Personnel Rules and Regulations will be made in the interest of good and efficient business practices and to comply with changes in applicable federal, state or local statues. To this end, amendments will be made in accordance with the procedures set forth in Section 9, Article V, of Chapter 2 of the Code of the City of Fort Worth.
The City Manager or an Assistant City Manager may modify the Personnel Rules and Regulations by signing a written employment contract. Otherwise, no City representative may modify the Personnel Rules and Regulations for any employee or applicant, either orally or in writing, expressed or implied.
HR Advisories are intended to assist with the clarification or interpretation of Personnel Rules and Regulations, provide guidelines on procedures, provide additional detail or information on a Rule, describe Best Practices and serve as a teaching resource.
General Employee PRRs