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OFA: State Government Overtime Costs Grew by Nearly 11% in Connecticut

Connecticut State Capitol. Photo credit: Ronni Newton (we-ha.com file photo)

The Department of Correction paid out more than any other agency, with five department accounting for an overwhelming majority of the overtime costs.

By Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie.com 

The state of Connecticut paid out nearly $266 million in overtime compensation to its public employees during the last fiscal year, according to an Office of Fiscal Analysis report that found the Correction Department leading in overtime payments.

All told, overtime costs at Executive Branch agencies grew by 10.9% in the past year, the 4th quarter overtime report found.

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