Overtime Tickets

Portland’s police contract grants officers extra pay to appear in traffic court.

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Portland police Officer McCageor “Cage” Byrd is telling a judge about the night in April he pulled over a woman for speeding and weaving out of her lane on Northwest 23rd Avenue. The woman is    More
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Is Your Favorite Restaurant Violating Labor Laws?

Us Department of Labor names Oregon restaurants that shorted their employees

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Nearly four out of five Oregon restaurants got caught shorting their employees for overtime or failing to report it properly.The US Department of Labor investigated 110 restaurants under the the Fair Labor Standards Act and found 79 percent weren't following the law. Other violations include making employees work off the clock, and pay for cash register shortages, their own uniforms, ...   More
Thursday, June 6, 2013 ASHLEY JOCZ

A Sheriff on Probation

The Multnomah County board prepares to crack down on Staton’s overtime spending.

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Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton is about to see his runaway overtime spending put into lockdown. Staton routinely spends nearly twice the money he budgets for overtime, and he’s on pace to   More
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD


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