Unions representing prison workers warn that the corrections system as a whole is short about 400 officers.
A DOC worker took more than a year’s worth of paid union leave over a two-year period, an audit shows.
The coronavirus didn’t hinder Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration from keeping a lid on hefty overtime costs.
The National Guard also spent $122,000 in overtime to protect the Capitol and other buildings during that week.
More than half of the troopers surveyed in a recent state audit earned more overtime than base pay.
State agency overtime expenses continue to rise, according to a new report, but overall salary costs remain below those of a decade ago.
The Malloy administration’s push to reduce the Executive Branch workforce is a factor in both the rise in OT costs and the decrease in salary expenses.
Public and private employers throughout Connecticut who pay their salaried employees less than $47,476 a year will soon have a choice: start paying them for overtime work or boost their pay to at least that threshold.