Some Chicago Firefighters Doubling Their Salaries Through OvertimeSome Chicago firefighters are getting enough overtime to double their salaries.
Chicago Police OT Ripe For Abuse: Inspector GeneralCPD has paid out millions to officers whose overtime was not properly approved or to officers who approved their own OT, a report says.
The CPD On Pace To Spend $150M On OvertimeFighting crime is busting the city's budget. The CPD is on pace to double their $75 million overtime budget.
Caretakers Of Disabled Illinois Residents Could Get OT PayThe Illinois General Assembly approved a measure allowing home health care workers to get overtime pay for work over 40 hours a week.
How To Brace Your Business For New Overtime Rules Before Dec. 1Manta CEO John Swanciger advises how to come up with overtime compliance strategies -- even if you're down to the wire.
Wrigleyville Businesses Working Overtime Due To Cubs Continued Success Workers in Wrigleyville are working overtime as the Cubs continue play in the World Series.
CPD Changes Overtime Rules To Allow Officers To Stay In Home DistrictsIn the midst of one of the most violent years in recent memory, the Chicago Police Department was shaking things up to get more officers on the streets.
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.