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August 1, 2011

Re:    Civil Service Commission
          Recent “Rule of Three” Court Decision

Dear Mayor:

Today, the Civil Service Commission issued the letter below regarding the recent Supreme Court decision on the “Rule of Three”.  They are currently reviewing the rule cited above to determine whether an amendment is necessary in response to the Court’s opinion. 

We will continue to monitor the situation and keep you apprised as information becomes available.  For more information on this please see our July 27 Dear Mayor Letter.  In the meanwhile, we urge you to discuss the impact of this decision with your labor attorney and personnel professionals.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact League Staff Attorney Matthew Weng at 609-695-3481 ext 137, or at
Very truly yours,

William G. Dressel, Jr.
Executive Director




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