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By Kelly Shipp
For the Sentinel 

Deputies’ union files action against KCSO


On Dec. 27, 2012, Eddie Allen, the Klickitat County Sheriffs Office (KCSO) deputy’s union representative for Washington State Council of County and City Employee (AFSCME), submitted a request to the Civil Service Commission (CSC) to overturn the reduction in hours implemented by Sheriff Rick McComas on Nov. 1 of last year.

The AFSCME claims that Sheriff McComas did not follow the guidelines stated in RCW 2.10 and 2.10.01. The RCW states that the Sheriff shall immediately report to the Commission in a detailed letter every appointment, transfer, promotion, reduction, layoff, reinstatement, suspension, or change of title or compensation.

On Dec. 14, 2012, the CSC confirmed that no record...

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