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Human Resources

Ethics

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, HR Director at Large

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


The Washington State Executive Ethics Board 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. 

Executive Ethics Board News, November 2013
Executive Ethics Board News, September 2013


Online Ethics Quiz

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


Contacts

Staci Sleigh-Layman - HR Director at Large - Ethics Advisor
staci@cwu.edu
(509) 963.1256

Gail Farmer - Administrator of Equal Opportunity & Professional Development
farmer@cwu.edu
(509) 963.2206

Washington State Executive Ethics Board
ethics@atq.wa.gov
(360) 664.0871