State Restriction of Appointments - CalHR

State Restriction of Appointments

Note to State Employees: The following information is intended to provide a general overview regarding the State Restriction of Appointment (SROA) process, how it works, and what you can expect. The SROA process for each individual will vary depending on factors including your department, seniority, and promotional history within state service. Your Personnel Office can help you understand how the SROA process applies to you.
 
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Personnel Office staff should refer to the SROA Manual (DPA 2004) and recent PMLs (2009-026; 2010-001; 2011-051) for detailed guidance.
 

Introduction

The surplus/SROA process helps prevent layoffs.
 
When you're facing layoffs, you go on a surplus/SROA list. You have 120 days to find a new job. If, at the end of that time, you're actually laid off, you go on a reemployment list for your class.
 
A department must hire employees on the reemployment list, if one exists for a class. If not, the department must hire any eligible surplus/SROA employees.

 

Policy Change

June 3, 2009: Effective immediately, employees on State Restrictions of Appointment (SROA) lists have unlimited waivers. See PML 2009-026.
 

Surplus/SROA lists

Super SROA lists

Lists of rank and file classes in Super SROA units

Forms

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Updated 3/11/2014