Hiring and promoting employees on the basis of ability, with open competition in initial appointmet.
Providing fair compensation on the basis of like pay for like work.
Retaining employees on the basis of performance, correcting inadequate performances, and separating those whose inadequate performance cannot be corrected.
Training employees as needed for high-quality performance.
Assuring fair treatment of applicants and employees in all aspects of personnel administration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or marital status, and with proper regard for their privacy and constitutional rights as citizens.
Protecting employees against political coercion and prohibiting use of official position to affect an election or nomination for office.
Chapters 1 through 17 - Merit Rules
Chapter 1 -
Preliminary Statement and Definitions
Chapter 2 -
The Personnel Commission
Chapter 3 - Position Classification Plan
Chapter 4 -
Application for Employment
Chapter 5 -
Recruitment and Examinations
Chapter 6 -
Eligibility and Employment Lists
Chapter 7 -
Chapter 8 -
New Employment Clearances
Chapter 9 -
Chapter 10 -
Chapter 11 -
Vacation, Leaves of Absence and Holidays
Chapter 12 -
Salaries, Overtime pay and Benefits
Chapter 13 -
Seniority, Layoff, Displacement and Reemployment
Chapter 14 -
Disciplinary Action and Appeals
Chapter 15 -
Resignation, Retirement and Reinstatement
Chapter 16 - Complaint Procedures
Chapter 17 -
The Merit System Act and Related Laws Affecting Classified Employees