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Unformatted text preview: o Promotional exams – only get hired at entry level and to get promotion based on exam. o Job Security – can’t lose job without good cause. Entitles to due process. • If you accept position with elected official there is no guarantee you will be kept even until the person ends their term. Sometimes not necessary to take exams – EXEMPT: o Patronage is less than 5% (2-4%). o Professional people I.E. nurses, doctor….etc. once they have job they are protected o Laborers – no practical exam. But once hired, after probation they are also given job security. • Strong Mayor (before reform mayor was not important, sat on council with one vote like everyone else, they themselves have no power) – more true chief executive o Power to appoint o Veto legislation o Propose budget •...
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2009 for the course POL 327 taught by Professor Withers during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '08