The Montgomery County Human Resources Department has the responsibility for administering the provisions of Civil Service and County Civil Service Rules for County departments and agencies and all civil divisions within the County, including 10 towns, 10 villages, 4 school districts and special districts, and F.M.C.C. (approximately 2,500 employees). Additional responsibilities include the formulation of employee attendance rules and maintenance of related records, staff development and training, affirmative action, human relations, employee benefits program, retirement system and negotiations with collective bargaining units and all other various Human Resources responsibilities. The work is performed in accordance with policies established by the Board of Supervisors and the New York State Civil Service Commission. It involves the supervision and certification of payrolls, and report of personnel changes over all municipalities, including four school districts, and F.M.C.C. The Human Resources Department also administers and monitors all civil services examinations.