Amendments Are Coming | Hot 5

June 20, 2016

This Week’s Top 5 Things You Need to Know
PLUS… HOT TIP: Put Your Smartphone to Work
PLUS… Key Dates This Week
1. Amendments Are Coming
Two Association-sponsored constitutional amendments will appear on the November General Election ballot. The proposed amendments would streamline the process for placing “local” constitutional amendments on the ballot only in the affected county and would provide county […]

Drug-Testing Policy | Hot 5

June 13, 2016

This Week’s Top 5 Things You Need to Know
PLUS… HOT TIP: FEMA App
PLUS… Key Dates This Week
1. Drug Testing/Drug Policy Requirements
If your county’s drug policy states that you will be doing random drug-testing on ALL employees, we ask that you change the wording to say “…random drug-testing on ALL Safety-Sensitive Employees.” You also need to include a list […]

Improving Communication | Hot 5

June 6, 2016

This Week’s Top 5 Things You Need to Know
PLUS… HOT TIP: Getting LinkedIn to ACCA
PLUS… Key Dates This Week
 
1. Help the Association Improve Communication with Membership
The Association staff is calling for volunteers to serve on the newly-formed ACCA Communications Committee. This committee is designed to evaluate and make recommendations on the various ways the ACCA staff communicates with […]

Implementing New Omnibus Pay Act | Hot 5

May 30, 2016

This Week’s Top 5 Things You Need to Know
PLUS… HOT TIP: More Facebook Friends in High Places
PLUS… Key Dates This Week
 
1. Revisions to the Omnibus Pay Act
Newly-enacted changes to the Omnibus Pay Act go into effect in about two months, and counties will want to be thoroughly familiar with the pair of significant technical changes going into budget […]