Tag: overtime

City audit faults BPD’s lack of oversight, technology for ballooning overtime expenses

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Photo by Elvert Barnes, via Flickr

The Baltimore Police Department is “operating at an unsatisfactory level in virtually every area” when it comes to documenting, monitoring and supervising overtime, which has in part allowed expenses to more than double over the last four years, according to an audit released by the Pugh administration today.

After council committee’s symbolic rejection of BPD OT funds transfer, Pugh again calls for more officers

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Mayor Catherine Pugh addresses the media on July 25. Screengrab via Facebook Live.

Mayor Catherine Pugh didn’t seem fazed when asked Wednesday about the unanimous rejection to transfer $21 million in police overtime spending by the Baltimore City Council’s budget committee.

“It’s already spent,” she told the media during her weekly press conference.

City Police Lieutenant Accused of Logging Fake Overtime Hours, Charged with Felony Theft

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Lt. Steven Bagshaw, via Baltimore Police Department

A Baltimore police lieutenant who gambled with his career by allegedly falsifying hours while based at the Horseshoe Casino was arrested this morning on felony theft charges.

Former Woodberry Kitchen Employees Sue Restaurant for Unpaid Wages

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Woodberry Kitchen is a restaurant that’s beloved by critics and diners… but not, it seems, by all its employees. As the Baltimore Sun reports, two former employees are suing the restaurant for unpaid wages, claiming that Woodberry’s policies violates the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Maryland Wage and Hour Law.

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