Our View: Salaries should be published
September 27, 2017
Comments made by representatives of Castle Rock Hospital District have us concerned about their willingness to share and publish their salaries.
Speaking to the Sweetwater County Commissioners last week, board members expressed reluctance to publicize their ambulance workers’ salaries, fearing that information would lead to Sweetwater Medics poaching their workers with the promise of a higher wage. We don’t believe that fear warrants the hospital district request to not publish those salaries and thankfully the commissioners agree with us.
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