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CWUP 6-20 Exempt Employees Defined, Rights and Privileges, Professional, Conduct, Code of Ethics

6-20-010Code of Ethics
6-20-020Exempt Employees Defined
6-20-030Exempt Employees with Faculty Status
6-20-040Rights and Privileges
6-20-050Statement of Professional Conduct

 

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 honoraria 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]

CWUP 6-20-020 Exempt Employees Defined

As used in this code, the term exempt employees shall mean individuals appointed by the university to positions which are exempt from civil service regulations and who are engaged in administration, professional services or a combination of administration and instruction requiring professional training and experience except academic department chairpersons pursuant to RCW 41.06.070 (2) (a) (b).

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

CWUP 6-20-030 Exempt Employees with Faculty Status

Exempt employees who hold academic rank and/or tenure but are not recognized as faculty shall be covered by the exempt code.

Faculty who have dual responsibilities in academia and administrative exempt positions are recognized as faculty are covered by the collective bargaining agreement. Faculty recognition includes those individuals involved in academic pursuits including teaching, academic research, university and professional service, scholarly interaction with faculty members, and attainment and advancement of faculty status and have reassigned time to exempt duties in their workload plans.

[9-5-12: EEAGB: 4/7/08; BOT: 6/6/08; BOT: 2/09; BOT: 6/09 : Responsibility: EEA Governing Board/Chief of Staff; Authority: President’s Office ; Reviewed/Endorsed Cabinet/PAC; Review/Effective Date: 9-21-12; Approved by: James L. Gaudino, President]

CWUP 6-20-040 Rights and Privileges

The Exempt Employees Association may submit their group opinions to the president or designee on all issues that affect their welfare or responsibilities. Individuals should relay their opinions to their immediate supervisors. Individuals may use CWUP 6-80 (Grievance) provided in this code.

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

CWUP 6-20-050 Statement of Professional Conduct

Exempt employees are committed to serve the best interest of the university in providing a quality education to its students.

[EEAGB: 4/7/08; BOT: 6/6/08; BOT: 2/09; BOT: 6/09: Responsibility: EEA Governing Board/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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