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County told to rehire fired CYS worker



Butler County must reinstate a Children and Youth Service caseworker who was fired last August, according to an arbitration ruling.
Through the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry’s Bureau of Mediation, arbitrator William Miller ruled on Jan. 19 the county did not have just cause to fire Laurie Kubli.
Kubli said she was satisfied: “I’m very pleased with the results. I think the right thing happened. Justice prevailed.”
Kubli of West Franklin Township, Armstrong County, was fired in an Aug. 22 letter. She was accused of using poor judgment in an Aug. 8 incident.
The county alleged Kubli misrepresented her status as a CYS caseworker for the purpose of interfering with custody of a child.
The county also said she had two other infractions, one in January 2012 and one in 2007.
But the arbitrator said those isolated incidents didn’t negate a more than 18-year career with the county.
Joyce Ainsworth, CYS director, and county Commissioner Bill McCarrier, board chairman, declined to comment on the ruling.





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