Type Complaint Opinion 
Date 10/19/2000 
Number 00-06 
Topic Preference in hiring - jurisdiction 
Respondent Rep. Kathy Lambert 
Question/Complaint
Male complainant alleges the respondent favors female legislative assistants and hired a female instead of himself, who had applied for a position.
Summary
The Ethics Act does not address alleged gender preference in hiring.  RCW 42.52.320.  Complaint dismissed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.
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