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.