Excerpt from PERSONNEL CODE FOR COUNTY OF ERIE, EFFECTIVE DATE:
September 4, 1979, Section 10, Appointments and/or Promotions:
The following policies shall govern appointments and/or promotions of Erie County employees:
** G. In the interest of providing proper and reasonable protection against the negative aspects of nepotism, the following prohibitions are established:
- No relative of any Elected Official or County Employee at the level of Director shall be eligible for County employment.
- One member of an immediate family may not supervise any member ofthe same family.
- The term “relative” or “immediate family” shall mean: husband, wife, son, daughter, brother, sister, parent, grandparent, grandchild, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, parent-in-law, aunt, uncle, niece or nephew.This policy shall apply only to those applying for County employment after the date of the establishment of the revision of the nepotism policy (3/16/82) and shall not prevent the continued employment by the County of any person at that time in violation of this policy.
** Language as changed per Ordinance Number 14, 1982, passed by County Council on March 16, 1982.