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Agriculture staffer finally receives backpay

by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - Acting Director of the Department of Agriculture Joaquin Naputi has confirmed with KUAM News that us the Department of Administration cut a check Wednesday for one employee who had been waiting for several weeks for backpay. The other two employees will receive their checks on the next regularly scheduled pay period.

Naputi claims two of the employees did not have any break in pay. As far as filing a position for coordinator for the Cetti Bay Mitigation Project, Naputi says they are now taking applications for the position. "They need to pass a drug test they need to have police clearance if they do qualify and they don't pass those then we will not pick them up at all," he said.

The position is now vacant after former supervisor Jay Quinata was removed for allegedly having nude photos on his work computer.

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