Molly Raphael, soon to be director of the Multnomah County Library system, will receive the full salary offered her but nobody seems happy with the solution:
"In the end, Linn agreed to pay the extra money with public dollars, seeing it more as a long-term legal settlement than a salary boost.
The settlement marks the first time since the county became self-insured in 1979 that an employee has been compensated with yearly payments from the fund to make up for salary, said Dave Boyer, the county's chief financial officer. " [Read More @ The Oregonian]
An editorial in today's Oregonian has a couple of book suggestions for all parties involved.