County Employee Fired After Her Campaign
Posted: November 15, 2012 at 3:23 a.m.
Washington County officials fired an employee the day she returned from an unsuccessful attempt to be elected county clerk.
At A Glance
Washington County’s Policy On Background Checks
-The Quorum Court adopted in August a policy requiring a background check on newly hired staff, such as credit history, federal and multistate criminal history, and checks on listed references.
-Before August, each county-elected official had their own policies about background checks, according to the Human Resources Department. Only applicants working for the sheriff or at the Juvenile Detention Center required criminal background checks.
Source: Staff Report
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