Massachusetts human resources policy manual (Plymouth Human Resources Department)

Mary Connaughton Pioneer Institute filed this request with the Plymouth Human Resources Department of Plymouth, MA.
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From: Shawn Musgrave

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, ยง10, I hereby request the following records:

Current human resources policy manual

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Shawn Musgrave


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Dec. 20, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Roberta Kety


I was not in receipt of your original request. In response to your email of January 10, 2014, I would respond by stating that the Human Resources Department does not issue a "policy manual". I would direct you to the Town of Plymouth website. If you navigate to the Human Resources Department page you will see the following:

Human Resources Department
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Human Resources Email<>


11 Lincoln Street
Plymouth, MA 02360


508-747-1620 ext 101




7:30 AM to 4:00 PM - Monday through Friday


Employees Only:<

Additional Links:

Current Job Opportunities@@

Civil Service Information@@

Town of Plymouth Organization Chart@@

Employment Application@@

Employee Benefit Information@@

Town Policies@@

Application Process@@

Salary Schedules@@

Employee Wellness Committee Link@@

Subscribe for Job Opportunity Updates Via Email@@

Collective Bargaining Agreements@@

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)@@


Conflict of Interest Law for Municipal Employees@@

Employee Change of Address@@

Frequently Asked Questions@@

Senior Tax Credit FY15@@

Employee Notices@@>




Director of Human Resources

Roberta F. Kety<>

(508) 747-1620 x102

Benefits Administrator

Marie Brinkmann<>

(508) 747-1620 x103

Administrative Assistant

Jaclyn Gurney<>

(508) 747-1620 x101

Mission Statement

The mission of the Human Resources Department is to contribute to the achievement of the Town's vision; by providing assistance and advocacy for employees and retirees through the administration of benefit programs, policies and procedures; by promoting positive employee relations; and by ensuring a competent and diverse workforce for the Town.

Please search the following hyperlinks: Human Resources Policies. In addition, please see the hyperlink to Collective Bargaining Agreements and the Personnel Bylaw.

Please contact me if you have any additional questions.


Roberta F. Kety, IPMA-CP

Director of Human Resources

Town of Plymouth

11 Lincoln Street

Plymouth, MA 02360

Phone: 508-747-1620 ext. 102

Fax: 508-830-4140


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