- Cutillo and Kelley v. City of Malden - Related Superior Court Decision 1/7/11
- Hagerty et al v. Town of Franklin 6/11/15
- Hamm, Brendan v. Boston Police Department 11/13/08
Appellant’s motion to seal his record and enjoin HRD and the Boston Police Department from disclosing certain documents was denied. Appellant failed to establish a sufficient reason to make an exception to the Commission’s long-standing policy to treat any part of the record of an appeal as open to the public.
- Hardy, Craig and 9 Others v. Human Resources Division 5/25/17
- Harrop, Margaret v. Fall River School Committee 01/08/09
The position of Assistant Cook Manager should be treated as a labor service title position as opposed to an official service position. Accordingly, the Fall River School Committee was fully justified to bypass Appellant for an individual that has a more senior labor service registration and seniority date. Appeal dismissed.
- Harvey, Jessie v. City of Attleboro and HRD 2/21/13
- Hay and Simone v. Methuen Public Schools 2/11/10
The Appellants were reassigned, not transferred. Thus, the Commission has no jurisdiction to hear these appeals. Dismissed.
- Hayes, Edward v. City of Lawrence 7/1/10
The Appellant has shown that he should have a civil service seniority date back to the day he began peforming the duties of a full-time police officer. Appeal allowed.
- Healey, William v. Human Resources Division 11/13/14
- Healy, Francis v. City of Malden 3/8/12
- Hernandez, Berta v. Boston Public Schools 4/22/10
The Appellant was never a civil service employee. Thus, she can not appeal her termination to the Civil Service Commission. Appeal dismissed.
- Herron, Tod v. Human Resources Division 7/9/15
- Hester, Lawrence v. City of Lawrence - Related Appeals Court Decision 11/16/10
- Hester, Lawrence v. City of Lawrence - Related Superior Court Decision 8/6/09
Superior Court affirmed Commission decision. The Commission is not obligated to grant permanency to a provisional employee solely because there have been no civil service examinations administered for the position in question for many years.
- Hester, Lawrence v. City of Lawrence 9/27/07 (Upheld by Superior Court on 8/6/090
Commission declined to grant permanency to provisional employee who failed civil service examination and did not have proper certifications at time of examination.
- Hoarty, Patrick v. Boston Fire Department 3/7/13
- HRD June 2011 Make-Up Examination Investigation 11/1/12
- HRD June 2011 Make-Up Examination Investigation 4/18/13
- Humphrey, Peter v. City of Haverhill 3/24/11
The City has been ordered to end the practice of using "acting, out-of-grade" appointments that are not permitted under civil service law or rules.
- Humphrey, Peter v. City of Haverhill Procedural Order 12/14/10
- Hurley and Ford v. City of Melrose 1/18/07
The Commission can not provide 310 relief to Appellant when there has already been a settlement between the parties and so ordered by the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.
- Inoa-Ruffen & Burke v. HRD and City of Lawrence 7/14/11
HRD properly corrected an administrative error that resulted in the Appellants having an incorrect civil service seniority date. Appeals dismissed.
- Jerauld, Ralph v. Waltham Housing Authority 10/2/08
Appellant’s appeal failed due to lack of jurisdiction because housing authority employees’ rights are limited when compared to other civil service employees. Housing authority employees can only appeal layoffs and terminations. There was no involuntary separation in this case. Appeal dismissed.
- Johnston, James v. Worcester Public Schools 11/14/13
- Jones, Gloria & 5 Others v. Boston Public Schools 12/8/16
- Jordan, Robert v. City of Lynn 4/5/12
- Jordan, Robert v. Human Resources Division 4/21/11
HRD misinterpreted Section 59 and an Appeals court decision in determining that the Appellant was ineligible to sit for a promotional examination. Appeal allowed.
- Joseph et al v. HRD 9/25/08
An additional appeal relating to cases: BPSOF v. HRD; City of Boston 1/31/08; BPSOF v. HRD; and City of Boston Order of Clarification 6/12/08. Appellants’ appeal was already been addressed through these prior Commission decisions. Appeal dismissed.
- Joseph, Paul et al v. Human Resources Division 4/8/10 file size 1MB
Motion to re-open hearing denied.
- Joseph, Paul v. Human Resources Division - Related Superior Court Decision 1/13/10
- Joudrey, Paul v. Human Resources Division 5/20/10
HRD erred when it determined that the Appellant could not be reinstated to his position within 5 years if there is an active eligible list for the position. Appeal allowed.
- Kasprzak, Joseph v. Department of Revenue - reconsideration 11/8/07
The Commission reconsidered their prior holding that Appellant’s bypass for a provisional promotion within a Child Support Enforcement Specialist position was justified, and found that there were two factors that were overlooked at the time of the decision. Specifically, that the earlier allegation of HRD inaction was not supported by the evidence; and the potential for undue harm to the families of Massachusetts. DOR’s Motion for Reconsideration allowed. Appellant’s appeal dismissed.
- Katz and Furey v. Lynnfield 1/8/15
- Kehoe, Donald v. City of Boston 6/12/08
Appellant appealed from not being selected by the City to a provisional promotion to the position of Supervisor of Parking Meter Operations, a position for which no eligible civil service list exists, thus there was no basis for the appeal. Appeal dismissed.
- Keller-Brittle, Warren v. Boston Police Department 5/6/10
The Appellant was unable to show sufficient reasons to re-open his bypass appeal which was voluntarily withdrawn over a year ago. Motion to Re-Open denied.
- Kelley, Joseph and 3 Others v. Boston Fire Department - Related Superior Court Decision 8/5/13
- Kelley, Joseph et al v. Boston Fire Department 3/17/16
- Kelly, Joseph and Three Others v. City of Boston Fire Department 1/12/12 file size 1MB
- Kendrick et al v. Human Resources Division 6/12/08
Appellants appealed the decision of HRD to cancel a promotional examination for the position of lieutenant in the Boston Fire Department. Appellants were merely speculating that they may have done well on the specific examination, and they may have received a lesser score on the future examination, therefore they were not already harmed nor persons aggrieved in order to bring the appeal. Appeal dismissed.
- Kervin et al v. Boston Police Department and HRD 8/21/14
- Kochansky, Michael v. City of Salem and Human Resources Division 9/8/11
- Kukene, Jim and 23 Others v. Amesbury Fire Department 8/9/12
- LaPointe, Kevin v. Department of Correction and City of Lowell (12/16/10)
The Appellant is entitled to certain relief as a result of being on active miltary duty when certain appointments were made.
- Layton, Sean & Layton, Ryan v. City of Somerville Procedural Order 12/9/10
- Leone, Alfonse v. Human Resources Division 7/9/15
- Levesque, Roger v. Cambridge Public Schools 3/13/08
The parties mutually agreed to give Appellant a retroactive seniority date after he was initially bypassed for a senior custodian position, but was selected for another senior custodian position later. Accordingly, the Commission ordered HRD to change Appellant’s seniority date.
- Linehan, Richard v. City of Brockton, Human Resources Division, WIllisam Hallisey and David Dickinson - Procedural Order 4/18/12
- Lombardozzi, Michael v. Town of Leicester & HRD 5/1/14
- Lombardozzi, Michael v. Town of Leicester & HRD 5/29/14
- Lombardozzi, Michael v. Town of Leicester & HRD 5/29/14
- Lopez, Pedro v. City of Lawrence 7/1/10
The Appellant has show that he should have a retroactive civil service seniority date back to when he began as a police officer in Newton as he transferred to Lawrence and served three years (G.L. c. 31, s.33)
- Lucey, Deborah v. Billerica Public Schools 4/26/07
Appellant asserted that her bumping rights as a permanent civil service employee were denied by Billerica public schools; however, the Commission lacked jurisdiction to hear the appeal because Appellant was never separated from her employment position. After Appellant declined to accept a three 12-month position offered to her, she was merely re-assigned to a 10-month position. Appeal dismissed.
- Lydon, Michael v. Boston Housing Authority 12/7/06
The Boston Housing Authority had reasonable justification to terminate the Appellant for failing to comply with their drug testing policy and taking an unauthorized leave of absence. Boston Housing Authority’s Motion to Dismiss was allowed. Appeal dismissed.
- Lynford, John v. Town of Greenfield 8/21/08
The Commission held that Appellant’s performance evaluation, conducted by the Town of Appellant, was done objectively and consistently with the Appointing Authority’s policy and procedures. Appellant did not offer any evidence to dispute otherwise, thus appeal was dismissed.
- Lynn Fire Department Investigation Interim Order 12/10/09