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Brookline Arbitration Decision

May 2, 2023 | 0 Comments

Please take a look at the JLMC Arbitration Decision. VP Rick Pedrini worked hard to aid in what we feel is a great decision in favor of the Union.Brookline JLMC Decision

Joint Committee on Public Service

April 3, 2023 | 0 Comments

The Joint Committee on Public service is holding a hearing to collect testimony. The hearing is a hybrid format and those wishing to attend virtually must register. Please visit: for more information. The deadline to register is Monday, April 3 at 4:00PM

Scholarship Application Deadline March 31

March 26, 2023 | 0 Comments

Just a reminder that scholarship applications are due by March 31, 2023. Children of Active and Retired members in good standing are eligible. Children of deceased members who were in good standing at the time of their death are also eligible. The MPA awards seven $1,000 scholarships in five geographical areas. Click here to download …

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Civil Service Promotional Exam Task Analysis Survey Update

March 15, 2023 | 0 Comments

After a meeting with HRD and other stakeholders today, it is clear that without greater participation in the exam survey, ALL promotional exams are in peril. There has been limited participation up to now. Everyone agreed the length is the survey is a roadblock. The survey was formulated by the exam vendor and is necessary in order …

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LEO Support Foundation

March 7, 2023 | 0 Comments

Retiree Earning Cap Returns

January 11, 2023 | 0 Comments

Last week PERAC released a memo to all retirement boards announcing that the earnings waiver enjoyed over the last three years expired on 12/31/22. Although we are filing legislation to provide relief, members are reminded of the current law. Retirees who left before 2022 are allowed to make the difference between their pension and the current …

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Inauguration Brings New Season

January 8, 2023 | 0 Comments

This past week, Governor Healey was sworn in along with other constitutional officers. Not only is Healey the first female governor, women now control four of five constitutional positions. The lone male, William Galvin remains as secretary of state. Democrats control all offices as well as overwhelming majorities in the legislature. President Spilka and Speaker …

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Rep. Turco Civil Service Petition

December 21, 2022 | 0 Comments

Click The Link regarding an email sent in regard to a petition lead by Rep. Turco

Civil Service Update

November 18, 2022 | 0 Comments

Minutes ago, we received this email from Civil Service in regard to recent updates to the ongoing issue. It appears they are making moves to postpone certain exams, move forward with others and acknowledge they are working on a solution for the exam many of you took and have not been provided a score. We …

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MPA Offers Solutions – Letter to Governor & HRD

November 17, 2022 | 0 Comments

Late yesterday, along with our esteemed legal team, we finalized and sent off our findings and solutions to both Governor Baker and HRD. Since the release of this unfortunate news, we have worked closely with our legal advisors, union partners, membership and board as an information clearinghouse to be able to provide facts, ease some …

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