WVC 29 - 6 - 1
§29-6-1. General purpose.
The general purpose of this article is to attract to the
service of this state personnel of the highest ability and
integrity by the establishment of a system of personnel
administration based on merit principles and scientific methods
governing the appointment, promotion, transfer, layoff, removal,
discipline, classification, compensation and welfare of its civil
employees, and other incidents of state employment. All
appointments and promotions to positions in the classified
service shall be made solely on the basis of merit and fitness,
except as hereinafter specified. All employment positions not in
the classified service, with the exception of the board of
regents, are included in a classification plan known as
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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