The appointing authority may dismiss, issue non-punitive disciplinary letters to, suspend, reduce in step, or demote any employee in the classified service provided the rules and regulations of the Civil Service Commission are followed. A reduction in step is defined as movement to the next lower salary step in the range for the classification for a period not to exceed six months. Right to Steward Representation Whenever an employee is required to meet with a supervisor and the employee reasonably anticipates that such meeting will involve questioning leading to disciplinary action, they shall be entitled to have a Steward present if they so request. ItRead More →