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Connecticut Laws | Title 5 State Employees
CHAPTER 67* STATE PERSONNEL ACT
Sec. 5-237b. Quality Control Committee. Membership. Duties.

(b) The committee shall (1) consider ways to make state incentive plans more effective and (2) review and evaluate, on a continuing basis, the effectiveness of the implementation by state agencies of such plans, including improvements in productivity and the establishment of standards for such agencies. The committee shall periodically report its findings and recommendations to the Commissioner of Administrative Services. (803)

Sec. 5-238. Hours of work in Executive Department. (804)(Text)

The Commissioner of Administrative Services shall issue regulations for establishing and maintaining uniform and equitable hours of work required of all employees in the Executive Department, which regulations shall be approved by the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management. The number of hours any employee shall be required to be on duty each day or in any week or month shall be uniform for all whose positions are allocated to the same class unless specifically otherwise provided by action of the commissioner and recorded in his office, together with the reason for each such exception, but the hours for different classes may be different. A copy of such regulations, when issued, shall be furnished to each department, agency or institution for the guidance of appointing authorities and their employees. Where work requirements cannot be met by the establishment of regular work schedules, the commissioner may designate positions or classes as unscheduled, provided, over a period of not more than eight weeks, no employee serving in a position designated as unscheduled shall average more than five workdays and thirty-five hours per week per period. (805)

Sec. 5-238a. Hours of persons employed in state parks during summer months. (806)(Text)

Notwithstanding any contrary provision of this chapter, or of any regulation promulgated thereunder, there shall be no limitation on the number of hours worked per week by persons temporarily employed by the Commissioner of Environmental Protection to work in state parks during the months of June to October and such persons shall be compensated for each hour of such service at a basic hourly rate. (807)

Sec. 5-238b. Hours of meat and poultry inspectors. (808)(Text)

Notwithstanding any contrary provisions of this chapter or any regulation promulgated thereunder, the standard workweek for any meat and poultry inspector employed by the Department of Consumer Protection shall be forty hours a week, provided such employees shall receive, in addition to his annual salary, established for a thirty-five hour week, additional compensation equivalent to payment for five hours a week at an hourly rate based upon such annual salary and shall receive for that portion of additional time worked, when added to the employee's regular established workweek of forty hours, compensation at a rate equal to one and one-half times such hourly rate based on his annual salary. (809)

Sec. 5-239. Transfers. (810)(Text)

The Commissioner of Administrative Services shall provide by regulation for the transfer of employees from a position of a given class to another position in the same or a comparable class either within the same department, agency or institution or from one department, agency or institution to another. The commissioner shall also provide by regulation for the periodical or occasional transfer of employees for a period not exceeding six months, to bring about the better distribution of persons in the service, to effect economies, to make available extra stenographic, clerical, messenger or other service needed for short periods or to provide training sought by employees or required by appointing authorities. When any department, agency or institution needs additional employees for a short period, it shall notify the commissioner, who shall so far as possible arrange for the temporary assignment of such additional employees on the basis of a temporary transfer. No person shall be transferred from a position in the unclassified service to a position in the classified service unless the person is eligible for selection from a candidate list in accordance with the provisions of section 5-215a. (811)

Sec. 5-239a. Assignment of permanent state employees of the executive branch by the Commissioner of Administrative Services. (812)(Text)

The Commissioner of Administrative Services may establish procedures for the assignment of permanent state employees of the executive branch, including institutions of higher education encompassing technical and junior colleges as well as four-year colleges and universities, to a federal agency, to the office of the court monitor at the Department of Children and Families established in accordance with the terms of the consent decree entered in the case of Juan F. v. O'Neill, United States District Court, Docket No. H-89-859 (D. Conn. January 7, 1991), to any municipality of the state or to institutions of higher education, including private as well as public institutions and technical and junior colleges as well as four-year colleges and universities, provided that the assignment meets with the written approval of the appointing authorities of the agencies and institutions involved in the assignment of the employee. State employees may only be assigned to such agencies and institutions with their personal consent. Assignments may be made for a period of up to two years and renewed once for an additional two years, provided any assignment of an employee to the court monitor at the Department of Children and Families shall not be subject to such durational time limits and may remain effective until December 31, 2007. An employee on such assignment may be deemed to be on detail to a regular work assignment of his or her agency or institution and entitled to full salary and benefits and all rights and privileges for his class or position. Employees of a federal agency or any municipality of the state or institutions of higher education, including private as well as public institutions and technical and junior colleges as well as four-year colleges and universities, on assignment with an agency of the executive branch of state government shall serve under appointment made without regard to provisions of the general statutes regarding appointment in the classified service. The cost of any salary and benefits may be shared by the jurisdiction or be paid entirely by one or the other and shall be subject to negotiation between the agencies or institutions cooperating on the assignment. Once the agencies or institutions have agreed upon the assignment and all terms and conditions for the assignment, it shall be put into effect by a written agreement and submitted to the Commissioner of Administrative Services and the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management for approval. (813)

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