- STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA – NC Office of Human Resources » Policies » Selection of Applicants /// All agencies shall select from the pool of the most qualified persons to fill vacant positions. Employment shall be offered based upon the job-related qualifications of applicants for employment using fair and valid selection criteria and not on political affiliation or political influence. Nepotism is not permitted. The selection of applicants for vacant positions shall be based upon a relative consideration of their qualifications for the position to be filled. Using fair and valid selection criteria, the agency shall review the credentials of each applicant and determine who possesses the minimum qualifications. From those applicants who meet the minimum qualifications, a pool of the most qualified candidates shall be identified. The pool of the most qualified candidates shall be those individuals determined to be substantially more qualified than other applicants. The individual selected for the position must be chosen from the pool of the most qualified applicants. Selection procedures and methods shall be validly related to the duties and responsibilities of the vacancy to be filled.
- CHEROKEE COUNTY PERSONNEL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES – CHAPTER 6. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT – Section 5. Limitation on Employment of Relatives = 1. No two members of an immediate family shall be employed within the same department without approval of the County Manager. Under no circumstances will an employee be supervised by one of their immediate family members or work on the same crew with an immediate family member. 2. The term “immediate family” means an employee’s wife, husband, mother, father, guardian, son, daughter, brother, sister, grandchild, and grandparent, as well as the various combinations of half, step, in-law, and adopted relationships that can be derived from those family members named herein.
- TOWN OF ANDREWS PERSONNEL POLICIES – On 19 April 2022 town aldermen voted 3-1 to trash anti-nepotism policy.
My comment: The Parks and Recreation Department and the Police Department have already taken advantage of the anti-anti-nepotism rule, with the head of each department hiring their sons. My comment on this is that I have no comment. This post is simply for the record. I’m just reporting the facts.