When she began her job as social services director in 2013, Osadchuk said, supervisors felt powerless because they had previously not been able to enforce policy with employees.
“We had policies,” Osadchuk said. “I just said we’re going to enforce them, and the board wanted me to do that.”
Osadchuk also decried social media harassment she said she has received, and what she said was a “harassing” email sent to a county commissioner earlier Wednesday.
“We’re all better than this,” Osadchuk said.
Osadchuk suggested implementing a countywide workplace environment survey and creating an employee group to discuss department morale.
Several board members, along with Osadchuk, said they had concerns about how the investigation was conducted. Osadchuk said most current employees don’t have complaints and they weren’t interviewed. Some zone board members said the investigation did not tell them definitively if a hostile work environment existed.
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