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New York Enacts Overtime Law for Domestic Workers

In Other Cases of Interest, Overtime on August 31, 2010 at 12:30 pm
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The Washington Post reports today that New York Governor David Paterson has signed into law the nation’s first expansive domestic workers’ rights measure.  The law provides for overtime pay for domestic workers in addition to time off and protections against sexual harassment.

By CHARLES H. JUNG

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SFPD Overtime Draws Scrutiny

In Other Cases of Interest, Overtime on August 31, 2010 at 11:22 am
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Shoshana Walter of The Bay Citizen reports that a recent audit says that the San Francisco Police Department has failed to properly monitor and control millions of dollars in overtime and premium pay.

The audit found many problems. One was that the department was not enforcing overtime limits and failed to properly document earnings and payments during a period of two years that ended right before Police Chief George Gascon took office in August 2009. Read the rest of this entry »