AN ACT RELATIVE TO REDUCTION IN RANK FOR MEMBERS OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF BROCKTON.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Notwithstanding the provisions of section 33 of
chapter 31 of the General Laws or the first sentence of section 39 of said
chapter 31 or any other general or special law or rule to
the contrary, if a permanent employee of the fire department of the city of
serving in any position in a title above the lowest title on such department is
be separated from such position because of lack of money or the abolition of
such position, each such employee shall be separated from his position
according to such employee's
seniority in title based on such employee's length of service in such title
promotion in the department and shall be reinstated to such position held by
according to such seniority; provided, however, that this act shall apply
only to reductions in force resulting in demotions from titles above the
lowest title on such department to the next lower title or titles in succession
such department and shall not affect the seniority of any employee in service
any other purpose, including but not limited to, the separation of any
permanent employee from service on such department.
This act shall take effect upon its passage.