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Former meter reader claims city discriminated

AIKEN -- A former longtime meter reader for North Augusta is suing the...Superintendent James Sutton demoted her to a Meter Reader II position in October 1997 despite...performance record and 11 years as Meter Reader I. Mr. Sutton said the demotion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/11/met_252998.shtml
Metro
Employee had many arrests

The city of Augusta meter reader arrested last week and charged...with his record, especially the meter reader's job.Former Human Resources...approved of Curry's hiring as a meter reader May 30, 2008, but said all he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2010-08-04/employee-had-many-arre
Crime & courts | Government | Metro | Crime & Courts
Youthful decision led man to his lifelong career

...more than three decades ago as a meter reader, he says he was just trying to...friend of my mine told me about a meter reader job that he had gotten with the...city of Aiken, offering him the meter reader job. He took the job with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/10/met_143115.shtml
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Atlanta Gas meters enter electronic age

ATLANTA - Break it to Fido gently that soon the meter reader for the gas company will stop coming into the yard. Instead, Atlanta Gas Light Co. will put transmitters on meters in the next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/01/bus_316266.shtml
Business
US consumer confidence index rises in December to 78.1

...New port News, Va., says he has seen "a lot more job openings in the past month."He was hired in December as a meter reader for the Newport News Waterworks, the regional water provider owned and operated by the city. As a result, he and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-31/us-consumer-confidence-ind
Practically human: Can smart machines do your job?

WASHINGTON - Art Liscano knows he's an endangered species in the job market: He's a meter reader in Fresno, Calif. For 26 years, he's driven from house to house, checking how much electricity Pacific Gas & Electric customers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-01-28/practically-human-can-smar
The city's crack deliveryman

...and basically rehired him as a meter reader in 2008, he had a nearly 20-year...hired a convicted drug dealer as a meter reader, a position of some responsibility...another approved his hiring as a meter reader. Both say they weren't aware...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2010-08-09/citys-crack-deliverym
Editorials
Hire more workers with clean records

I was reading in the paper where an Augusta meter reader had been recently arrested for selling crack cocaine on the job ("Employee had many arrests," Aug. 4). The response from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2010-08-10/hire-more-workers-clean-
Letters
Lawsuits dismissed by judge

...superintendent demoted her to a meter reader II position in October 1997 despite...performance record and 11 years as meter reader I. The superintendent said the...to train new individuals for the meter reader I position, the suit claimed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/20/met_293182.shtml
Metro
Local man mauled by Rottweiler

...Peel, 35, said Friday from his bed at Medical College of Georgia Hospital. The Jefferson Electric Membership Corp. meter reader managed to subdue with his bare hands the massive male dog that attacked and mauled him, and then hold the animal until...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/07/met_298687.shtml
Metro