[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Haverhill as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 7-26-1994 by Doc. 61-B (Ch. 2, Art. XXII, of the 1980 Code)]
The City of Haverhill recognizes and affirms its obligation to provide equal employment opportunities to all people regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry or the handicap of a qualified handicapped person. All aspects of the employment process, from recruitment and hiring to benefits and promotions, shall be carried out in a manner that provides for equal employment opportunities.
Editor's Note: The following sections of original Ch. 2, Administration, Art. XXII, Employment Policies, of the 1980 Code which followed this section, were deleted 7-10-2007 by Doc. 76: § 2-177, Sexual harassment; § 2-178 (Reserved); and § 2-179, Posting of vacant positions, which was added 9-9-1997 by Doc. 140.
[Adopted 7-10-2007 by Doc. 76]
Except as restricted by the provisions of this Code, repugnant to the City's Charter or prohibited by statute, the administrative authority of the Mayor shall not be restricted to determine any and all matters related to the appointment, compensation, classification or administration of those persons employed by the City.
To that end, the Mayor shall on or before April 1 of each year, review established Personnel Rules and Regulations for the City and, after making any necessary changes, shall certify his approval of said Personnel Rules and Regulations, providing copies to the City Council, the Director of Human Resources and the City Clerk. Certified Personnel Rules and Regulations shall have the same force and effect as an ordinance of the City.