Pocket Padding Plague

March 05, 2015

Due to a contract quirk, Transit Police are paid for 11.59 extra shifts they don’t work – 127.5 bonus hours, on top of holidays, sick time, overtime, and a bonus for working Sundays. These 11.59 extra shifts line the average cop’s pocket with $5,000 – for a total cost to taxpayers of $825,000 a year.


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