State agency shames workers by publicizing workplace arrests

screen-shot-2016-10-29-at-4-49-13-pmBy Gary Grado | Arizona Capitol Times

Gary Phillips was just one of almost 500 employees fired since Department of Economic Security Director Tim Jeffries took the helm of the social-services agency.

Phillips’ termination had a higher profile, though, because it came with a press release, an arrest in the office, and the accusation from Jeffries that he attacked a co-worker.

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office and the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office looked at the allegations separately and each declined to prosecute what was essentially “touching a fellow employee on the leg above the knee.” DES contends it never consulted with the AG.

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