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You... and digital - Employee Handbook (ca 1970)


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You... and digital - Employee Handbook (ca 1970)


A handbook for Digital employees providing background on the company, its founding principles, offices, products, and laundry list of HR policies and procedures.


Digital Equipment Corporation


ca 1970




Digital Equipment Corporation

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This booklet will introduce Digital to you. It provides basic information on
the Company, its products, the scope of its operations, work rules, company policies, and benefits. You will find your supervisor and the Personnel Department always available to provide answers to additional questions you might have.

Digital wants all its employees to find satisfaction in their jobs. We hope that you will take advantage of the many opportunities to learn, to improve your skills, and to advance.

We are also anxious to preserve the spirit of informality, self-reliance, and mutual trust which has characterized the Company since ti was founded in 1957. This spirit has been a source of strength and satisfaction to us during our beginning years, and we hope to continue on this basis throughout the future of the Company.


About Digital (Growth, Organization, Offices)

Joining Digital (Employment, Minimum Age, Medical Examinations, Personnel Records)

Work Schedules (Work Week, Work Day, Time Clocks and Cards, Job Tickets, Lunch Periods, Rest Periods, Absences and Tardiness)

Your Pay (Payment by Check, Deductions, Payroll Check-Stub Definitions, Time, Pay, Taxes Withheld,Voluntary Deductions, Questions About Pay, Advances, Overtime Pay, Paid Supper Period, Evening Shift Pay, Annual Pay Reviews, Terminations, Proper Termination Notice)

Your Benefits (Insurance and Retirement Programs, Company-Paid Medical Insurance, Dependents' Medical Insurance, Non-Occupational Accident and Sickness Income Protection, Company-Paid Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability Protection, Company-Paid Retirement Plan)

Advancement (Promotion From Within, Performance Reviews)

Educational Opportunities (Tuition Refund Plan, Training, Library, Handbooks)

Time Off (Paid Holidays, Paid Vacations, Vacation Accrual, Vacation 31 Pay, Additional Paid Vacation After 6 Years Continuous Employment, Death in Family, Active Military Training, 12 Paid Sick Days, Jury Duty)

Services (Payroll Savings Plan, First Aid Room, Recreational Activities, Stock Purchase Plan, U.S. Savings Bonds)

Safety (Safety Glasses, Fire, Elevators, Accidents)

Security (Security Clearance, Plant Security, Badges, Signing In, Doors and Windows, Company Information, Company Property, Property Removal, Personal Property, Photographs)

Rule Guide (Cameras, Solicitations, Radios, Pets, Moonlighting, Telephone Calls, Firearms/Weapons, Distributing Literature, Housekeeping)

General Information (Bulletin Boards, Employee Referrals, Transfers, Use of Your Car, Car Pools, Lost and Found)

Products (Computer-Based Systems, Control Devices, Training/Testing Devices, Modules, Special Systems, Software, Options& Peripherals, Supplies)

Original Format

Paperback handbook, 5.5 x 8 inches