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256.012 Minnesota merit system.

The commissioner of human services shall promulgate by rule personnel standards on a merit basis in accordance with federal standards for a merit system of personnel administration for all employees of county boards engaged in the administration of community social services or income maintenance programs, all employees of human services boards that have adopted the rules of the Minnesota merit system, and all employees of local social services agencies.

Excluded from the rules are employees of institutions and hospitals under the jurisdiction of the aforementioned boards and agencies; employees of county personnel systems otherwise provided for by law that meet federal merit system requirements; duly appointed or elected members of the aforementioned boards and agencies; and the director of community social services and employees in positions that, upon the request of the appointing authority, the commissioner chooses to exempt, provided the exemption accords with the federal standards for a merit system of personnel administration.

HIST: 1980 c 614 s 129; 1984 c 654 art 5 s 58; 1986 c 444; 1994 c 631 s 31