Cook County Jail Guard Paid $30,000 For One Day's WorkThe officer worked 6.75 hours of overtime on June 15, 2014, but 675 hours were mistakenly entered into the sheriff’s payroll system.
More Cops Will Patrol Parks, Transit System To Curb Summer ViolenceThe partnership between police, the Chicago Transit Authority, the Chicago Housing Authority and the Chicago Park District is part of what the city is calling the Summer Surge initiative.
Baffoe: Playoff Hockey Overtime Is The Best OvertimeSo do they do shootouts? What about shootouts? Those in the playoffs or no? Shootouts after five minutes, or do they just keep going, or what?
Local Labor Expert Wants More Changes To Go Along With Obama's Overtime GuaranteeNow that President Obama wants to guarantee overtime pay for more American workers, one local labor law expert is hoping that changes are made in the regulations.
OEMC Head Defends Hefty Overtime For 911 Call CenterThe head of Chicago’s Office of Emergency Management and Communications is defending the high amount of overtime his staff has been working, trying to keep up with emergency calls, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
More Overtime In Game 3 Of Stanley Cup Final?Ten periods into their championship series, the Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks headed to Boston for Game 3 on Monday night. No one would be surprised if this one's as close as the first two.
Chicago Cop Suit: Answering Calls, Scanning Emails Deserves OTDoes scanning emails and answering calls from bosses on your smartphone after hours constitute work that should be compensated? A lawsuit winding its way through federal court in Chicago says that it does.
UIC Study: Car Wash Workers Are Victims Of Routine Wage TheftChicago car wash workers are trying to organize a union and are the subject of new research that finds their employers routinely steal from them.
Report: Police Overtime Strategy To Fight Violence Could Cost City $14 MillionMayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy's plan to cut gang violence and homicides could cost the city up to $14 million in overtime this summer.
Police Department To Have Officers Working Overtime To Fight ViolenceIn the wake of a rash of violent crime that has plagued the city in recent days, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy announced plans Tuesday to place officers on overtime so they can saturate the most troubled areas.
Bulls Top Pistons After Rose's 3-Pointer Sends Game Into OvertimeDerrick Rose proved why he is the Bulls’ MVP Sunday night, as he buried a triple with 6.4 seconds left in the fourth quarter and sent the game into overtime against the Detroit Pistons.
Report: Tollway Paid Out Nearly $4 Million In Overtime Last YearA new report says overtime pay for people who work for the Illinois Tollway system was nearly $4 million last year.