Examination of the Civil Service and Inquiry as to Certain Discharges at the South Omaha Bureau of Animal Industry

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Página 155 - Hereafter it shall be the duty of the heads of the several Executive Departments, in the interest of the public service, to require of all clerks and other employees, of whatever grade or class, in their respective Departments, not less than Hours of labor seven hours of labor each day...
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Página 702 - That after the expiration of six months from the passage of this act no officer or clerk shall be appointed, and no person shall be employed to enter or be promoted in either of the said classes now existing, or that may be arranged hereuuder pursuant to said rules, until he has passed an examination, or is shown to be specially exempted from such examination in conformity herewith.
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Página 564 - Third, appointments to the• public service aforesaid in the departments at Washington shall be apportioned among the several States and Territories and the District of Columbia upon the basis of population as ascertained at the last preceding census.

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