Corrections officer files suit vs. sheriff - Sentinel & Enterprise

A corrections officer at the Sheriff's Office of Worcester County has filed a federal lawsuit alleging age discrimination after he says he was subjected to age-related comments and denied a promotion because of his age. Full Story
JIm

Fitchburg, MA

#1 Aug 2, 2010
obviously they looked at his work history and not his age when they made promotions, too often public servants believe they are "entitled" to promotions just because they show up to work(most of the time)
Former Screw

Athol, MA

#2 Aug 2, 2010
Promotions are based on who you know, period. Cosello is the biggest steriod abuser I've ever met.He has a history of problems with both inmates and staff. Education, hard work? If you don't kiss the right butt, donate enough money most likely you won't go far.
Scotty P

AOL

#3 Aug 2, 2010
Why Federal Court He must not have given Sheriff Glodis any money right councillor Solomito right Tommy Boy Starr can you help him out with Foley may be a good pension
Sly Guy

Southbridge, MA

#5 Aug 2, 2010
Look with Sly Guy, hand him a fin and u get a promo.It doesn't surprise me that one of GUYS GUYS would degrade a officer for being old.
Their Mentor Sheriff Glodis makes fun of 80 yr old ladies, homosexuals & constantly makes racist jokes. I'm not surprised that they are getting sued.
betterwatchout

Framingham, MA

#6 Aug 3, 2010
there is always more to a story that meets the eye; working for verizon i was discriminated against for not my age but my nationality! it was a horrible experience for me and being a union member the manager has the upper hand as far as suspending you for insubordination. you can have all the grievances you want and all it does it make it a tougher position for yourself for complaining in the first place it is a no win situation. as far as sick leave; i myself being in my fifties was never out of work until put in a stressful situation as i myself was and prescribed mild anxiety meds. how awful to have to work in a place as this man is; i know how he feels!
imjustmusing

Worcester, MA

#7 Aug 3, 2010
This article is a great example of what is wrong with the Sheriffs office. For too many years the Worcester County Sheriffs office has been full of nepotism and patronage. Promotions are not given on what you know but who you know. (I don't know the guard personally but I am going by previous news stories) For too long this office has been abused, this last time by a politician who was only looking for a stepping stone to move up the ladder. In the meantime, the jail is falling down and my tax dollars are wasted.
Tim Hall

Uxbridge, MA

#9 Aug 3, 2010
Guy is too busy with early meetings at the Media/Training center.
Jeffrey Rosario Turco

Uxbridge, MA

#10 Aug 3, 2010
We chose promotions wisely i.e. Lt. Martin
Former Screw

Athol, MA

#11 Aug 4, 2010
Jeffrey Rosario Turco wrote:
We chose promotions wisely i.e. Lt. Martin
The ultimate hack, college roomate of Glodis, from real estate lawyer to 2nd in charge at the jail. This is whats wrong with the system and needs and will be changed.
Former Screw

Athol, MA

#12 Aug 4, 2010
so there is no confusion, Turco is the ulimate hack, Martin I'm sure was promoted in part because he was union president and they wanted him to keep his mouth shut.
mike

Chicopee, MA

#13 Aug 24, 2010
Thats a full bucket of shit! GLODIS promotes who he wants,really the ones he uses. I;VE seen it first hand as an INMATE. GUY GLODIS is out for one person YES HIMSELF does not care anything about the jail or its inmates.HELP inmates help their- self.Just putting anyone into a cell with nothing does NOT prove shit.I lived the life there and almost died,if it wasn;t for locked down inmates I was aDEAD MAN ..... BUTglodis I'M back to haunht you and your suppers!!(NO ONE SHOULD SUPPORT YOU)

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