2017 Mississippi Code
Title 25 - Public Officers and Employees; Public Records
Chapter 9 - Statewide Personnel System
Personnel Administration System
§ 25-9-101. Purpose of chapter
It is the purpose of this chapter to establish in the State of Mississippi a system of personnel administration based on sound methods of personnel administration governing the establishment of employment positions, classification of positions and the employment conduct, movement and separation of state employees; to build a career service in government which will attract, select and retain the best persons, with incentives in the form of equal opportunities for initial appointment and promotions in the state service; to establish a system of personnel management that will ensure the effective and efficient use of employees in the state service; and to perform such other duties as may be specified in this chapter or any other law.