Laws & Rules


 Chapter 63 Wisconsin Statutes -

  • Provides the legal basis for the Milwaukee County Civil Service System and the rules that govern it. 

  • This link will take you directly to the State of Wisconsin Statutes page to insure that the page is always completely up-to-date.



 Civil Service Rules -

  • The rules of the Civil Service Commission apply to all employees in the classified service of Milwaukee County except where these ordinances and/or civil service rules have been specifically modified or made non-applicable to members of certain bargaining units.

  • In these cases, contracts with Milwaukee County provide for exception from or differences in the application of these ordinances and rules.



 Chapter 17 -

  • Chapter 17 of the General Ordinances of Milwaukee County providing for standardization of wages, classification and employment practices in effect as of December, 2007. 

  • This link will take you to the Milwaukee overall municipal code page.  

    • Please click on the desired section of Chapter 17 on the left hand side of the page.









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