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Christie’s Attempt to Dismantle the NJ Civil Service System through the Initiation of “Job Banding” is Illegal

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As reported in NJ.Com, a New Jersey appeals court Thursday struck down controversial changes Governor Christie’s administration unilaterally made to the state’s civil service system.  The Appellate Division on the New Jersey Superior Court stated in its decision that the state’s Civil Service Commission was wrong to push forward with the “job-banding” changes over the objections of the state… Continue Reading

NJ Legislature Passes Resolution Claiming Civil Service Changes Violate State Constitution

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  As reported by nj.com, the Civil Service System governs how thousands of public employees in New Jersey are hired, promoted, and fired. Currently, employees receive jobs and move up based on examinations. But under the proposed changes, to be voted on by the State Civil Service Commission, some jobs would be grouped together as part of… Continue Reading

Veterans Protest Christie’s Proposed Changes To NJ Civil Service System

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  As reported by nj.com, with only four days left to file a formal protest, military veterans became the latest group to publicly speak out against the Christie Administration’s proposed changes to the New Jersey Civil Service System. About a dozen veterans joined the more than 100 protestors who packed the Assembly State Government Committee’s public… Continue Reading
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