MERIT EMPLOYEE RELATIONS BOARD
PROPOSED CHANGES TOSTATE OF DELAWARE MERIT RULES
Rules and Regulations
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on May 28, 2003, pursuant to 29 Del.C. §5914 and 29 Del.C. ch 101, extensive proposed changes to the Merit Rules of the State of Delaware have been transmitted to the Merit Employee Relations Board (“MERB”) from the Director of the Office of State Personnel (“Director”).
The proposed changes, which the Director indicates have been approved by both the Director and by the Statewide Labor-Management Committee, will significantly repeal many existing Merit Rules and substitute in their place new and revised Merit Rules.
This is a significant revision and restatement of the Merit Rules of the State of Delaware. Copies of the proposed deletions and new Merit Rules are available for public inspection by appointment in the MERB office. The proposed deletions and additions may also be viewed on the Internet by visiting the Delaware State Personnel Web Site. The direct link is: http://www.delawarepersonnel.com/employee/documents/mrules_merb1.pdf
On October 22, 2003, the MERB will conduct a Public Hearing concerning the proposed Merit Rule changes (both the proposed repeal and the new Rules) submitted by the Director. The hearing will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the 2nd Floor Conference Room of the Margaret M. O’Neill building, 410 Federal Street, Dover, Delaware.
The MERB also requests and will consider timely filed written submissions from interested individuals and groups concerning these proposed Merit Rule changes. The final date for any such written submission is 30 days following publication of the proposed changes. Any such submissions should be mailed or delivered to the MERB at the following address:
Merit Employee Relations Board
Margaret M. O’Neill Building, Suite 213
410 Federal Street, Box 4
Dover, DE 19901
PLEASE TAKE NOTE, pursuant to Del.C. §5914, the changes as proposed by the Director will/shall become final after the completion of the public hearing, unless rejected by a majority of the members appointed to the Board.
Anyone wishing to review the Director’s written filing with MERB or to present oral comments at the hearing should call Ms. Jean Lee Turner in the Merit Employee Relations Board office at (302) 739-6772.
* Please note: Due to the length of the proposed regulation it is not being published in the Register. Copies are available online at the website listed above, or by contacting the Merit Employee Relations Board
7 DE Reg. 493 (10/01/03) (Prop.)