Consolidated¹ Albany County Charter
Section 1201. Department of Human Resources. There shall be a Department of Human Resources headed by a Commissioner who shall be appointed on the basis of her administrative experience and qualifications for the duties of office. Within such Department there shall be Divisions of Personnel Services, Labor Relations, and Affirmative Action. The Commissioner of the Department of Human Resources shall be appointed by the County Executive, subject to confirmation by the County Legislature as provided in Section 302(c) of this Charter, and serve at the pleasure of the County Executive.
Section 1202. Powers and Duties. Except as otherwise provided in this Charter, the Human Resources Commissioner shall:
Section 1203. Division of Personnel Services. The Division of Personnel Services shall perform such personnel services as shall be directed by the Human Resources Commissioner.
Section 1204. Division of Labor Relations. The Division of Labor Relations shall exercise the duties of a negotiator in the area of employee relations and be the labor negotiator on behalf of the County and administer and implement the County's collective bargaining agreements.
Section 1205. Division of Affirmative Action. The Division of Affirmative Action shall administer all affirmative action programs and policies of the County and those required by applicable State and Federal law.
Section 1206. Directors of the Divisions of Labor Relations, and Affirmative Action. The Directors of the Divisions of Labor Relations and Affirmative Action who shall be appointed by the County Executive, after consultation with the Human Resources Commissioner, and such appointments shall be subject to the confirmation of the County Legislature, as provided in Section 302(c) of this Charter, and serve at the pleasure of the County Executive and the Human Resources Commissioner.
¹Please Note: This document is a consolidation of relevant local laws. It has not been adopted in this format.
Consolidated Albany County Charter
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**Please Note: This document is a consolidation of relevant local laws. It has not been adopted in this format.