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Policies & Laws


Commonwealth Executive Orders  

  • 1980-18 Code of Conduct: establishes a code of conduct which all employees under the governor’s jurisdiction must follow. The code addresses restricted activities, conflicts of interest, financial disclosure and criminal charges.

Commonwealth Management Directives              



Commonwealth Law             

Federal Law          

  • Fair Labor Standards Act: established national minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and youth employment standards affecting employees in the private and public sectors.
  • National Labor Relations Act: protects the right of employees to organize and bargain collectively. Created the National Labor Relations Board. Defines and prohibits unfair labor practices.