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San Francisco Firefighters Rack Up Overtime

April 25, 2013 | 10:17 am

San Francisco Firefighters Rack Up Overtime

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Some San Francisco firefighters are raking in six-figure overtime paychecks because of staffing shortages that have department managers scheduling numerous extra shifts. The San Francisco Chronicle points to a lieutenant at Station 39 on Portola Avenue who collected $221,000 in overtime last year, raising his total salary to $363,000: If you’re looking for a poster […]

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Can State Employees Work 2 Jobs At Once?

January 17, 2013 | 12:27 pm

Can State Employees Work 2 Jobs At Once?

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Some managers at CalPERS, the California state retirement system, are working two jobs there. Is that legal? CalPERS spokespeople say the agency is doing nothing wrong, but the practice has raised eyebrows among some experts in state regulations, according to the Sacramento Bee. In a written statement, the agency says it hired some managers to […]

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Attorney General Files Charges in Police Overtime Case

August 31, 2012 | 10:58 am

Attorney General Files Charges in Police Overtime Case

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by Ryan Gabrielson, California Watch The California attorney general’s office filed criminal charges this week against two former officials at the state developmental centers’ in-house police force for allegedly embezzling more than $100,000 in overtime pay. The charges stem from more than 2,500 overtime hours that Scott Gardner, a former investigator at the Porterville Developmental Center, […]

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