SURA http://wrvo.org en Syracuse reducing use of criticized hiring practice http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-reducing-use-criticized-hiring-practice <p>The city of Syracuse has reduced the number of city workers it has on the rolls of a non-city run agency as a way of skirting civil service rules. Wed, 02 Jan 2013 21:16:04 +0000 Ryan Delaney 31351 at http://wrvo.org Council supports decrease in use of Syracuse hiring practice http://wrvo.org/post/council-supports-decrease-use-syracuse-hiring-practice <p>A few days after a state audit criticized a long-used Syracuse hiring practice to get around civil service laws, the Common Council probed the issue, but councilors came down more on the side of the mayor's office than the auditors. Tue, 23 Oct 2012 10:08:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 27929 at http://wrvo.org Council supports decrease in use of Syracuse hiring practice State audit critical of Syracuse hiring practice http://wrvo.org/post/state-audit-critical-syracuse-hiring-practice <p>An audit released Thursday morning by a state oversight board is critical of a hiring practice long-used by the city of Syracuse to get around civil service requirements. Thu, 18 Oct 2012 20:35:03 +0000 Ryan Delaney 27773 at http://wrvo.org