340:2-1-3. Oklahoma Merit System of Personnel Administration (Merit System)
The Office of Management and Enterprise Services, Human Capital Management Division (HCM) and the Oklahoma Merit Protection Commission (MPC) are charged with the responsibility for the development, implementation, and administration of the Merit System, per Section 840-1.6A of Title 74 of the Oklahoma Statutes. Oklahoma Human Services (OKDHS) appoints and employs persons in the classified service in accordance with the Merit System of Personnel Administration Rules (Merit Rules). Merit Rules apply to employees in the classified service and some provisions apply to unclassified and exempt employees. OKDHS cooperates fully with both HCM and MPC in fulfilling the responsibilities assigned to merit agencies in the administration of the Merit System.
1.Electronic access to the Merit Rules are provided to all Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) employees at the time the employee enters on duty.The Merit Rules are available on the OPM Web site. All employees are expected to review these rules and ensure that their actions as state employees do not violate Merit Rules.
2.OKDHS policies and procedures are located in each OKDHS office or facility and are made available online for employees to review on the OKDHS InfoNet.Employees are expected to review these rules and procedures and ensure that their actions and conduct are in accordance with OKDHS policy.