Employee Handbook: This is the recommended policy, but note that some entities deviate from the Diocesan recommended policy based on local needs. Please check with your local business office for the policy being used.
Diocesan Time Off Policy. This is the recommended policy, but note that some entities deviate from the Diocesan recommended policy based on local needs. Please check with your local business office for the policy being used.
Family Medical Leave (FML) Policy:
The Diocese of St. Petersburg has a specific policy that supersedes any other FMLA policy. Please click below to view.
All Full-time and Part-time With Benefits employees are provided Disability insurance. Please click link below to view.
Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
Holidays observed by the Pastoral Center. This is the recommended policy, but note that some entities deviate from the Diocesan recommended policy based on local needs. Please check with your local business office for the policy being used.
Pastoral Center Dress Code:
Summer Dress Code 2022
EXEMPTION REGULATIONS: Criteria to determine if an employee is Exempt or Non-Exempt.
Fair Labor Standards & Exemption Regulations.
EAP & HARASSMENT INFO: Information regarding the Diocesan Employee Assistance Program and material on Sexual Harassment reporting – should be provided to all employees.
POSITION (JOB) DESCRIPTIONS: Information regarding creating job descriptions.
Position Description – Model
CODE OF CONDUCT: Click here to go to the Safe Environment page
Independent Contractor Contracts, Criteria and Requirements:
Click here for New Hire Personnel Forms and Information.
EMPLOYEE TERMINATIONS: Termination of employees must first be reviewed and discussed with the Executive Director of Human Resources or Diocesan Counsel.
Click here for Termination Forms and procedures
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EPA) & HARASSMENT INFO: Information regarding the Diocesan Employee Assistance Program and material on Sexual Harassment reporting should be provided to all employees.
STATUS CHANGE REQUEST: Recommended to record new hires, changes in employment, changes to dependents and terminations.
If employee has benefits, please complete the following forms:
EMPLOYEE EVALUATIONS: Job/ Ministry Assessment form below can be used as a template; or a memo can be used as long as it includes the same information. Employee must be provided with a copy and the original placed in employee file.
DISCIPLINARY PROCESS: Recommendations when disciplinary action of an employee is being considered.
Labor Law Posters: Information on posting of mandatory labor law poster. Please note that Labor Law Posters obtained by private companies contain information that is considered standard for general businesses. We are a non-profit and the poster cannot be tailored to our particular needs. Example: FMLA. It will be necessary to cover over the FMLA with the Diocesan FML policy. See below for additional information.
Posters that our Diocese is required to post are:
• Employee Polygraph Protection Act
• Fair Labor Standards (Minimum Wage) (FLSA)
• Equal Employment Opportunity (EEOC)
• Unemployment, Discrimination, Uniformed Services Act (USERRA)
• HIPAA, Fair Credit Report Act
• OSHA regulations
• FML – our own policy replacing FMLA which can be found on our website under Human
Free posters can be obtained through the links below:
Federal website: www.dol.gov/elaws or
State of Florida website: https://floridajobs.org/business-growth-and-partnerships/for-employers/display-posters-and-required-notices