2016 Arkansas Code
Title 25 - State Government
Chapter 12 - Department of Labor
§ 25-12-101. Continuation -- Director -- Organization -- Personnel

AR Code § 25-12-101 (2016) What's This?

(a) The Department of Labor, created by § 11-2-101 et seq., is continued.

(b) The executive head of the department shall be the Director of the Department of Labor. The director shall be appointed by the Governor with the consent of the Senate and shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor.

(c) The department shall consist of those divisions which existed as of July 1, 1971, and any other divisions which may be created by law and placed under the department.

(d) The director, with the advice of and consent of the Governor, shall appoint the heads of the respective divisions. All other personnel of the department shall be employed by and serve at the pleasure of the director. Provided, nothing in this section shall be so construed as to reduce any right which an employee of the department may have under any civil service or merit system.

(e) Each division of the department shall be under the direction, control, and supervision of the director. The director may delegate his or her functions, powers, and duties to various divisions of the department as he or she shall deem desirable and necessary for the effective and efficient operation of the department.

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