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Earlier, we exclusively reported on the provincial education ministry's job search for a research analyst with some very particular qualifications - specificially, a "Bachelors degree in a related discipline and two years related experience (Julie does not have 2 yrs yet)." So what does merit commissioner Joy Illington make of the matter? "I did talk to Emery Dosdall - the deputy - about this. And I received his explanation. And I'm pretty satisified (the position description) hasn't been written for one person," Ms. Illington stated. "And I won't be looking into this any further."

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Well, then like what's the problem?

So what happened to Julie?

Sounds like they were making sure Julie didn't get this job. Sounds like "Julie doesn't have 2 years, but she has grounds for a grievance." Maybe that's what it should have said in the posting.

job postings have been pretty much fixed for the past several years ... a favourite technique is to appoint someone temporarily so they can gain experience before posting the permanent position ... then guess who is best qualified???

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