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john Covington walks off with $74,000 of your dollars

by: Eric B.

Thu Jun 26, 2014 at 10:10:13 AM EDT


This is pretty great.

Covington left the job that paid $325,000 per year on June 17, saying he had to care for his sick mother. The day before, he signed a seven-page separation agreement that agreed to pay him $74,158 in unused time and two weeks’ pay.

The EAA wasn’t obligated to pay him anything because he quit, but officials with the reform district defended the severance.

He did a shitty job of running things and misspent money on stupid shit and then resigned abruptly ... and these people say he earned this money. Keep this in mind the next time we are told that an executive of any kind needs to be paid a giant obnoxious salary on the grounds that recruiting talent requires that you pay talent, 'cause it appears that this guy went through all of five minutes worth of vetting.

Eric B. :: john Covington walks off with $74,000 of your dollars
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