How are appointments made to civil service positions?
Civil service appointments are generally made by appointing authorities who select qualified applicants who have taken a competitive examination or have completed a registration process. The Civil Service Unit within the Human Resources Division is responsible for overseeing the administration of the Massachusetts merit system. M.G.L.
What are some examples of unlawful discrimination?
It can be difficult to determine whether you have been treated differently because of a legal or illegal reason. That is because uncovering discrimination often depends on a person’s state of mind. The law addresses this problem in several ways.