§23G-2 Assistant; staff. (a) The director shall appoint a first assistant and other officers and employees as may be necessary to carry out the functions of the bureau. All employees, including the first assistant, shall be hired by the director and shall serve at the director's pleasure.
(b) In determining the salary of the employees of the bureau, the director shall consult with the department of human resources development; provided that, effective July 1, 2007, the salary of the first assistant shall be not more than ninety-two per cent of the salary of the director.
(c) The director and the director's full-time staff shall be entitled to participate in any employee benefit program plan or privilege. [L 1972, c 171, pt of §2; am L 1982, c 129, §30(2); gen ch 1985; am L 1986, c 128, §28(2); am L 1989, c 329, §18(2); am L 1994, c 56, §21; am L 2005, c 225, §4; am L 2007, c 63, §2]