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MBTA overtime on the fast track; $199,000 top OT earner with others closing

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

The MBTA is on fire and it's not just on the Orange Line.
The T has roared past all other agencies in overtime doled out so far this year - with six employees dominating the state's Top 10 OT list, according to the state Comptroller's office.
That includes the top earner in state government who has clocked $199,000 in bonus hours off a base pay of $95,949, records show.
In total, the MBTA has a hair under $60 million in overtime so far this year with the month-long Orange Line shutdown hitting Friday night. That project is sure to rack up more OT costs worrying one watchdog.
“When T...
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