GOP, Dems clash over Cayuga County resolution to boost minority hiring

A Cayuga County Legislature committee Tuesday passed a resolution meant to increase the number of minority applicants to county jobs after some debate, with one legislator suggesting a lack of effort from applicants was the reason behind a lack of diversity.

The resolution, introduced to the Legislature's Government Operations committee by Legislator Ryan Foley, D-Auburn, directed the county's Human Resources Department and Civil Service Commission to explore ways to increase diversity among applicant pools, including through maximizing exposure of available opportunities among minority communities.

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