Whether you are new to the Commonwealth of Virginia or are a continuing employee, this

Employee Handbook is written to help you develop a satisfying career in service to Virginia by

outlining the basic elements of the employment relationship between you and the


This Handbook is designed for you as a classified employee of the Commonwealth. (Classified

employees are salaried employees whose positions are subject to the Virginia Personnel Act.)

The Employee Handbook contains basic information related to your employment and refers you

to Department of Human Resource Management policies for specific details.

Classified Handbook