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WELL, THIS IS EMBARASSING

  • By: David Prentice
WELL, THIS IS EMBARASSING

In a case from just last month, the Second District Court of Appeal upheld the discharge of a deputy sheriff for “embarrassing” her department.

A Sheriff’s Deputy (deputy one) was assigned to work in the county jail as a correctional officer after just four (4) months on the job.  She continued to work as a correctional officer, and in 2010 she...

We Were On A Boat: Self-Care in the Time of a Global Pandemic.

  • By: Sophia Meyer
We Were On A Boat:  Self-Care in the Time of a Global Pandemic.

The COVID-19 Pandemic can feel overwhelming.  Employees who have been classified as “essential” have been placed in situations where they not only have to work their regular assignment, but may have incurred additional hours, on top of caring for family, providing educational opportunities and support to children, and dealing with their own feelings all while in an ever-changing climate of...