Laws & Rules


Milwaukee County Government: 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 - 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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