Friday, June 23, 2017

OATH disciplinary hearing held in absentia



OATH disciplinary hearing held in absentia 
OATH Index #728/17

A tax auditor was charged with misconduct and incompetence for performing her duties in an inefficient manner, being discourteous to her supervisor, and time and leave violations.

The auditor failed to appear at trial and the matter proceeded by inquest. Based on credible testimony from a supervisor and documentary evidence, ALJ Addison sustained the charges.

Judge Addison found that the auditor’s persistent unwillingness to perform her tasks constituted incompetence as well as misconduct and recommended that the auditor be terminated from her employment.

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