Teenage Building Inspector Hired, Then Resigns

A 19-year-old is hired as a building inspector, then resigns after a media report raises questions about his experience.

The 19-year old Andy Ryan held the post of a building inspector for one week before "a column by NBC5 contributor Carol Marin in the Chicago Sun-Times raised questions about his hiring." Ryan was the son of a top Carpenters Union official. "The newspaper said to meet the qualifications to be a building inspector, Ryan would have had to start his union apprenticeship program at age 13."The original story is here: "City Defends Hiring Teen As Building Inspector".

Thanks to Laura Kranz

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