Merit Commission

Richard F. Pellegrino, Administrator/Chairman Designee

Springfield office:
421 E. Capitol, 3rd Flr.
Springfield, IL 62756
Mon.–Fri. 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

The Secretary of State’s Merit Commission approves rules and actions of the Department of Personnel under the Merit Employment Code.

The commission also conducts hearings on the appeals of employees regarding position classifications and on certain disciplinary actions taken against employees. The commission then enforces compliance with its decisions.