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Executive orders and directives related to workforce diversity, equity and inclusion

Washington State has a number of executive orders and directives from Governor Inslee to enhance the recruitment, retention and safety of our state’s workforce.

Veterans

Executive Order 13-01: Veterans Transition Support [PDF] - issued 2013

What it means for state agencies

Executive cabinet agencies shall:

Results are in — 2017 Employee Engagement Survey

This message from Governor Jay Inslee was sent out to all state employees on April 10, 2018:

Dear fellow state employee,

Nominations open for Governor's Awards for Leadership in Management

The Governor's Award for Leadership in Management is an annual award that recognizes managers in state government who demonstrate extraordinary leadership through performance results in the previous year. The governor is seeking nominees who have achieved results, demonstrated leadership competencies and prioritized cultivating an innovative and inclusive work environment. The criterion has a focus on utilizing continuous process improvement principles. Nominations are due March 5, 2018.

Diversity organizations resource list

Links listed on this page are intended for resource purposes, and do not constitute an endorsement by the Office of Financial Management.

Lunch and Learn sessions offer collaboration opportunity for state HR community

OFM State HR is launching the Lunch and Learn series, monthly hour-long sessions that will provide training and resources to state agency human resources staff. With these sessions, we aim to promote collaboration and learning within the state’s human resources community.

Employment verification and W-2s

If you're looking to verify employment of workers from state agencies, or get information about W-2s, please contact the employing agency HR office.

Update on IT classification implementation

During July and August 2017 Statewide IT Position Evaluation teams evaluated over 4,000 IT position descriptions for placement in the new IT classification structure.  The project team is currently working with agency and institution HR offices to validate the initial evaluation results.  Additionally, scheduling of evaluations is in process for a number of positions that did not go through the evaluation process conducted during the formal evaluation sessions this summer. 

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