Metro Workers Are Taking Home Big Overtime Dollars

May 9, 2011  |  

(Washington Examiner) — A Metro construction inspector made $32,089.52 in overtime in the first two months of this year, according to Metro figures, working the equivalent of 16 hours every single day, including weekends and holidays.  The inspector, who makes an annual base salary of $75,368, worked twice as much overtime as he logged in regular hours during that time.  He was just one of several Metro employees racking up five-figure overtime payouts in January and February, even as the transit agency struggled to close a huge budget gap.

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