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HUMAN RESOURCES POLICY AND PRACTICES MANUAL


2.3 MERIT PRINCIPLES

In accordance with Civil Service Law, employment in Maine State government is governed by the merit principles outlined below:

 

The "Maine Management Service" is an emerging focus for Confidential managers that is intended to modernize human resource management applications, allowing agencies to recruit, select, develop, assign, and reward managers with the competencies necessary to effectively manage in a public environment. While the fundamental concepts of the merit system remain constant, actual practices have evolved to include:

 

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