Charleston airport board chairman rev...

Charleston airport board chairman reverses employee's promotion

There are 2 comments on the Post and Courier story from Aug 12, 2014, titled Charleston airport board chairman reverses employee's promotion. In it, Post and Courier reports that:

Charleston County Aviation Authority Chairman Andy Savage said he "reversed" Airport Director Paul Campbell's decision to promote Executive Assistant Tammy Alexander to director of administration, a move that would have boosted her salary from $65,000 to $100,000.

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Tina wish I had that job

Charleston, SC

#1 Aug 13, 2014
I am curious to know what her "NEW" duties would be in the new position that would warrant the equivalent of a really good, high paying job (which are not plentiful in Charleston to begin with) for one person.$65,000 is a very, very, very high salary for this area as it is. Most people as executive assistants are only making $12-14 per hour no matter what the company in this market. The job description given shows a dedicated employee but at $65k, I think she is MORE than compensated for her role as executive assistant. Does that mean that she would still be his assistant AND have more duties? I am glad she oversees ONE whole person and does receptionist duties. Something is awry here in the whole scheme of things, especially in relation to the reality of wages in SC for the lowly rest of us who work in the private sector and are not taxpayer subsidized.
Savage Plays Both Sides

Providence, UT

#2 Aug 19, 2014
Tina wish I had that job wrote:
I am curious to know what her "NEW" duties would be in the new position that would warrant the equivalent of a really good, high paying job (which are not plentiful in Charleston to begin with) for one person.$65,000 is a very, very, very high salary for this area as it is. Most people as executive assistants are only making $12-14 per hour no matter what the company in this market. The job description given shows a dedicated employee but at $65k, I think she is MORE than compensated for her role as executive assistant. Does that mean that she would still be his assistant AND have more duties? I am glad she oversees ONE whole person and does receptionist duties. Something is awry here in the whole scheme of things, especially in relation to the reality of wages in SC for the lowly rest of us who work in the private sector and are not taxpayer subsidized.
Its lawless white collar crime and corruption. The snobs in charge operate above the law. They all attend social functions, dinner parties, etc with one another.

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