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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Senators move to keep IRS from rehiring fired employees

Four Republican senators have introduced a bill aimed at keeping former Internal Revenue Service workers with a disciplinary record from rejoining the agency.

Sens. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), Dean Heller (R-Nev.) and Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) brought legislation to the floor on Jan. 12 that would prevent the IRS from rehiring fired employees.

Burr, the bill’s sponsor, said screening at the IRS has gotten so bad that the agency at one point hired a former employee whose personnel file was stamped “do not rehire.”

“IRS employees who were fired for serious offenses and gross misconduct like fraud, falsification of documents, and unauthorized access to taxpayer information shouldn’t be allowed back in the agency at all,” said Burr, chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.



Anonymous said...

These people should be barred from ANY government job.

Anonymous said...

It's sickening they have to pass a law for common sense you get fired for being a crook, why should you be hired back?

Anonymous said...

There are more that need to be fired.

Anonymous said...

Here are the rules. Break the rules and you might be fired. Sign her if you understand.