246.60 Consolidation; employees.
When institutions under the control of the commissioner of human services or the commissioner of corrections are consolidated, the commissioner of employee relations and the commissioner of administration shall direct the department incorporating the consolidation and any other state department or agency, as necessary, to employ the affected employees at no loss in salary. The commissioner of employee relations shall temporarily suspend any rules or laws to accommodate these provisions. Any department or agency that employs an affected employee is authorized to temporarily exceed its approved complement. The commissioner of employee relations shall develop procedures to insure that moving expenses are reimbursed for those employees who relocate pursuant to the consolidation.