The Office of Financial Management (OFM) has, among several duties, responsibility for the direction and supervision of personnel policies and application of the civil service laws of the state. The Department of Enterprise Services directs and supervises the implementation of those laws and policies for the state workforce. Each agency has responsibilities for reporting on and implementing changes to the structure of salaries and employment of the state workforce.
Obsolete salary schedule language related to comparable worth and locally competitive higher education salary schedules is repealed. Several temporary salary freeze provisions dating from February 18, 2009, until July 31, 2013, are also repealed.
Annual reporting requirement from each state agency to the OFM on the number of specified types of employees and the use of bonus or incentive awards are eliminated. Language that prohibits monetary performance-based awards or incentives during the period between February 15, 2010, and June30, 2013, is repealed.
The right of civil service exempt employees to revert to a classified position is suspended if the employee has been notified that they are the subject of a workplace investigation that could result in a gross misconduct or malfeasance finding.
The year used for state agencies to report information to the Department of Social and Health Services and the Governor's Disability Employment Task Force is changed from a calendar year to a fiscal year.