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Rule 13 - Nepotism

Section 13.1 - Initial Employment

The Human Resources Director must be notified and approve employment of individuals who will directly or indirectly supervise or be directly or indirectly supervised by his/her husband, wife, parent, step-parent, brother, sister, child, stepchild, grandchild, grandparent, mother-in-law, father-in-law, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, or any person with whom he/she has a relationship in loco parentis.

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Section 13.2 - Promotion and Transfer

The Human Resources Director must be notified and approve of promotions and transfers of individuals who then will directly or indirectly supervise or be directly or indirectly supervised by his/her husband, wife, parent, step-parent, brother, sister, child, stepchild, grandchild, grandparent, mother-in-law, father-in-law, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, or any person with whom he/she has a relationship in loco parentis.

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Section 13.3 - Other Employment Situations

The Human Resources Director must be notified and approve of employment situations where a marriage results in an employee being directly or indirectly supervised by his/her husband, wife, parent, step-parent, brother, sister, child, stepchild, grandchild, grandparent, mother-in-law, father-in-law, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, or any person with whom he/she has a relationship in loco parentis.

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Contact Information

Marissa Georges
Executive Secretary
Civil Service Commission
Human Resources Department
County of Sonoma
Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Address
Sonoma County Administration Building
575 Administration Drive
Suite 116B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.464975, -122.725632

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