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Poll: Who is to blame for the Caltrans, Duane Wiles controversy? (needs FReeping)
SacBee: The State Worker ^
| Jon Ortiz
Posted on 12/19/2011 6:11:12 PM PST by SmithL
The employee fired twice by Caltrans (and reinstated the first time) didn't appeal a third disciplinary action taken against him for numerous serious workplace infractions, including "inexcusable neglect of duty." The cause of Duane Wiles' uncontested discipline in July 2000 will probably never be known.
. . . Wiles has appealed his November firing. As the story continues to unfold, we wanted to ask State Worker blog users:
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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; US: California
KEYWORDS: caltrans; goldenstate; unionthugs; yourtaxdollarsatwork
posted on 12/19/2011 6:11:24 PM PST
To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
Thanks SmithL. Poll FReep.
posted on 12/19/2011 6:23:46 PM PST
(Merry Christmas, Happy New Year! May 2013 be even Happier!)
‘Unions’ lead in the voting - so far...
posted on 12/19/2011 6:26:14 PM PST
by Ron C.
To: SmithL; 2ndDivisionVet; A knight without armor; Alexander Rubin; all the best; AmericaUnite; ...
"Wiles, the Caltrans technician who falsified test data on the structural integrity of freeway structures, was fired in 1998, reinstated in 2000 and then fired again last month after The Bee made inquiries into his work on the Bay Bridge and other structures."
Read the story, freep the poll!
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posted on 12/19/2011 6:27:42 PM PST
("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
FReeped... Union and Miles 70% to blame
posted on 12/19/2011 6:52:06 PM PST
(I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.)
posted on 12/19/2011 7:26:19 PM PST
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