Tompkins opts to dismiss Human Rights Director Karen Baer

Tompkins County Administrator Jason Molino has decided to dismiss Karen Baer, director of the Office of Human Rights, effective immediately.

Molino’s determination was sent to Baer on Monday. In a letter to Baer, which The Ithaca Voice acquired through a freedom of information request, Molino said he chose to terminate Baer because of her failure to participate in an official investigation, lack of accountability and failure to follow directives.
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