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CWUP 6-20-010 Code of Ethics

Exempt employees are expected to comply with the Ethics in Public Service Law (RCW 42.52 and WAC 292 - 110) included in CWUP 2 - 40 - 050 (Code of Ethics) and CWUP 2 - 40 - 210 (State Property). To maintain the public trust, exempt employees may not use their position to obtain personal gain or private advantage.

(1) Additional Compensation and Compensation for Outside Activities - An exempt employee may accept additional compensation from the university for additional work under the following conditions: The work is outside the employee’s official scope of duties assigned by the university;or the work (or teaching and associated activities) is either scheduled outside the employee’s regular hours of work or appointment year, or performed while the employee is on work schedule adjustment, annual leave or leave without pay.

(2) Principal budget administrators are not eligible for additional compensation for any additional work including teaching and associated activities.

(3) In considering requests for consulting assignments, the employee and supervisor(s) shall be concerned that consulting assignments do not interfere with institutional responsibilities and employee duties. These assignments must comply with the compensation for outside activities specified in CWUP 2 -40-050(Code of Ethics).

(4) An exempt employee may not receive compensation from any source except the state for performing his/her official duties. Exempt employees may receive honorar
ia in accordance with CWUP 2-40-050 (Code of Ethics). Nothing in the above shall be construed to limit activities during vacation periods provided such activities do not violate the state ethics law.

[EEAGB: 4/7/08; BOT: 6/6/08; BOT: 2/09; BOT: 6/09: Responsibility: EEA Governing Bo
ard/Chief of Staff; Authority: President’s Office; Reviewed/Endorsed Cabinet/PAC; Review/Effective Date: 9-5-12; Approved by: James L. Gaudino, President]

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