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Ten workers who lost their jobs last year at the East Central Community will remain off the city payroll.
The Spokane Civil Service Commission on Tuesday unanimously rejected a complaint from the union that represented the laid off workers.
Local 270 of the Washington State Council of County and City Employees argued that its members lost employment as a result of the city improperly outsourcing services to a nonprofit.
The commission has the power to order employees wrongly discharged back on the payroll. But the five members determined that city administrators didn’t violate civil service rules.