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Kandiyohi County investigating options as it considers opting out of the state's merit system

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WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County has paid the state about $18,000 every year since 2003 to participate in a merit system that family service departments are required to follow.

The system is designed to ensure that the duties, pay scale, hiring and promotion opportunities are equitable across the country. The requirements are also supposed to help make jobs in human services an "attractive career," said Jay Kieft, Kandiyohi County Family Services director.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
(320) 894-9750
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