St. Joseph County Votes To Continue Paying Employees
By: Mike Stiles - Wednesday, March 25, 2020

(photo courtesy of St. Joseph County)

(CENTREVILLE) – Despite the threat of COVID-19, St. Joseph County is taking steps to make sure that they continue on as normal.

That was the message shared Monday by County Administrator Teresa Doehring during the St. Joseph County Commission meeting. It was a virtual meeting for the Commission, who were able to call in or remote in on line to participate. The meeting was an update on how the county stands and what they are doing in response to the COVID-19 situation.

Doehring says all county departments are operating as they normally would. ...... {LISTEN}.

Doehring says some employees are able to work from home and have chosen to do that. She says that brings up another matter regarding employees who can't work from home and don't have enough work to do. ...... {LISTEN}.

Doehring says she is trying to be compassionate to all employees during this difficult time. She also said the Commission could re-visit the matter prior to April 13.

The Commission voted unanimously to approve the recommendation.


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