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Civil Service: A Town Can Get Away With a Flawed Process, But Not Bias

A municipality may be able to bypass a higher-ranked civil service applicant even with a flawed process, but not if there is any suggestion of bias. That’s the main takeaway…

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State’s New Earned Sick Time Law Does Not Automatically Apply to Municipalities

Massachusetts’ new earned sick time law, which takes effect on July 1, does not apply to municipal employees (or other public employees) until the city or town has accepted it…

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