Providing timely disposition of Merit employee grievance and maintenance review classification appeals.
8.1 Request for Referral List. Whenever an appointing authority desires to fill a position, a request for referral of eligibles shall be completed following the procedure prescribed by the DHR Secretary.
8.2 Referral of Eligibles. Upon receipt of a request for a referral to fill a position, the appointing authority shall certify all names from the layoff list that exists for the class, names of former employees approved for reinstatement, current employees eligible for transfer in the same classification and issue no more than thirty (30) eligible candidates. In case of ties, all equally qualified candidates will be placed on the list.
8.3 Veteran’s Preference. Veterans and disabled veterans, as defined or their unremarried widows, shall receive five (5) additional and ten (10) additional points respectively upon successful completion of the screening and ranking process for initial appointment to State employment only and they may be required to present proof of honorable discharge, and in the case of disabled veterans, of disability.