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DOC Classification of 400 Officers As Chronic Absentees Under Scrutiny

Posted 11/5/20

Following reports that the Department of Correction had tagged hundreds of its officers as chronic absentees after they were laid up by the coronavirus, two state Legislators have drafted a bill that would keep government workers from being similarly disciplined because of COVID-related illnesses.

The law would be retroactive to Jan. 1, and would presumably oblige the DOC to rescind their classifications of those officers. 

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