romance of the merit system, forty-five years" reminiscences of the Civil service by Matthew Francis Halloran

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Published by Judd and Detweiler in [Washington, D.C .

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Statementby Matthew F. Halloran.
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LC ClassificationsJK691 .H3
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Paginationvii, 314 p.
Number of Pages314
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Open LibraryOL6722861M
LC Control Number28030421
OCLC/WorldCa2867022

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The passage of the Pendleton Act in marked the origin of the merit system and the classified civil service in the federal government.

This landmark legislation was intended to create a system that not only protected federal employment and employees from the excesses of partisan politics, but also provided the federal government with a competent and politically neutral work force.

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