Benton County Panel Upholds Firing

Posted: December 18, 2013 at 5 a.m.

The firing of a county Road Department employee was upheld Tuesday by the Grievance Committee.

At A Glance

Grievance Procedure

Benton County’s employment policy allows employees who think they have been unjustly fired to appeal to the Grievance Committee. The committee of five justices of the peace hear evidence. The justices of the peace may also ask questions. The panel then considers a range of questions, including whether the employee has met the burden of proving they were entitled to their position.

Source: Staff Report

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