The board is part of The Times’s editorial department, which is operated separately from The Times’s newsroom, and includes the Letters to the Editor and Op-Ed sections. Under RCW , each executive branch agency shall designate an ethics advisor to assist employee's with understanding their obligations under the Ethics in Public Service Act. (a) The degree of relationship by consanguinity between an individual and the individual's descendant is determined by the number of generations that separate them.
Section 45 extends the municipal retiree health insurance premium moratorium by two years, until July 1, 2018.Founded in 1968, now in its forty seventh year of serving retired Massachusetts public employees of the 105 public retirement systems within the Commonwealth, the Association is widely recognized as one of the strongest independent advocacy groups on Beacon Hill.From public pensions and health insurance, to federal issues such as the Social Security Windfall Elimination Provision, Government Pension Offset and Medicare the Association leads the fight exclusively for all Massachusetts retired public employees.The Board has jurisdiction over statewide elected officials and state employees in the executive branch; including boards and commissions and institutions of higher education.Many employers seek to regulate various aspects of employees’ personal conduct, such as restricting romantic relationships and limiting what employees may say through social media--and with good reason: Romantic relationships among employees may lead to accusations of workplace unfairness when implementing disciplinary measures or awarding privileges, or perceived favoritism regarding assignment of job responsibilities or promotion decisions; particularly when one of the involved employees supervises the other. DEGREES OF RELATIONSHIP; NEPOTISM PROHIBITIONSSUBCHAPTER A.