Pendleton Act?


The Pendleton Act is a federal law that was put into effect in 1883. The law makes it to where all government jobs are given based on the merit of workers.
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History The Pendleton Act was sponsored by Ohio Senator George H. Pendleton and became law in 1883. The law established the Civil Service Commission to oversee hiring for certain
Chester A. Arthur.
Following the assassination of President James A. Garfield by a disgruntled job
Pendleton Service Act required that some government jobs be filled on the basis of competitive exams.
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What Is the Pendleton Act?
The Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act is a 19th century law that changed the hiring practices for federal jobs. The law was designed to remove politics from the hiring process and install a merit-based system.... More »
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