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Ethics in the Workplace

This webpage is to help the Central Washington University community understand the laws and policies governing ethics in the workplace and provide resources for questions or concerns. It is very important for all University employees to be familiar with and understand the policies that are applicable to their employment. Please see RCW 42.52 for more information.

Ethics Advisor: Staci Sleigh-Layman, Executive Director of HR

An ethics advisor is a member of an institution from whom employees can seek ethical guidance. The Ethics Advisor may:

  • Assess the application of conflict of interest laws and regulations
  • Counsel employees concerning ethics standards and programs
  • Assist managers and supervisors in understanding and implementing ethics programs

CWU Ethics Advisory Committee
The committee reports to and advises the Chief of Staff on ethical issues.

Quick Guide to Ethics Principles (PDF)

Guidance on Gifts (PDF)

See Ethics in Public Service on the Required Training web page.

CWU Ethics Policies and Procedures

CWU Internal Auditor - Confidential Reporting Form

Frequently Asked Questions (under Ethics section)

Using State Resources while Teleworking

Washington State Executive Ethics Board

This website is a great resource for those interested in learning more about ethics through online trainings, links to rules and regulations, and information about filing complaints.

Online Ethics Quiz

Test your knowledge of the state's ethics laws. The Online Ethics Quiz, presented by the Washington State Executive Ethics Board, is available at any time and consists of a one hour question and answer session.



Title Email & Telephone
Staci Sleigh-Layman Executive Director of HR, Ethics Advisor
(509) 963-1256
Jesus Baldovinos Internal Audit Manager
(509) 963-1191
Washington State Executive Board
(360) 664-0871

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