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1. Describe six of the most important federal laws that have impact on public personnel administration practice?
2. Briefly describe how the 1st, 4th, 5th, and 14th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution impact the practice of public personnel administration.
3. Under what circumstances is a property interest in a job established for a public employee?
4. In terms of attracting and retaining needed human resources, what are the most important benefits public employers should offer?

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Management of Human Resources in Public Safety Organizations

1.Describe six of the most important federal laws that have impact on public personnel administration practice?

Public personnel administration is slightly different than regular H.R., as it deals with U.S. federal, state, or city workers.  Wiki says, "Human resource management in public administration concerns human resource management as it applies specifically to the field of Public Administration.

Thus, the legislation or most important federal laws laws in question are:

* Title VII from Civil Rights Act of 1964: founded the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against discrimination

* Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act 1883, all about federal government jobs based on merit

* Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, includes a wide variety of reforms 

* Hatch Act of 1939 prohibits government employees from participating in certain political activities both on and off duty

* Classification Act of 1949, the classification standards program, for positions to be classified based on duties, responsibilities, and pay ...

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Solution explores responses to the following questions:
1. Describe six of the most important federal laws that have impact on public personnel administration practice?
2. Briefly describe how the 1st, 4th, 5th, and 14th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution impact the practice of public personnel administration.
3. Under what circumstances is a property interest in a job established for a public employee?
4. In terms of attracting and retaining needed human resources, what are the most important benefits public employers should offer?

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