Sheriff’s Workplace extra time
Whereas Burstein might have logged extra Covid-19 associated extra time hours and pay than some other particular person worker, the Sheriff’s Workplace has been the biggest extra time recipient – by far – of any unit of county authorities.
Whereas 11 Sheriff’s Workplace directors obtained greater than $10,000 in extra time totaling $483,582, seven of them ranked within the high 10, with quantities starting from $45,353 to $79,329. The opposite extra time recipients listed within the comptroller’s report have been unfold over eight completely different departments.
The Democratic-led Erie County Legislature has beforehand taken the Sheriff’s Workplace to job for its Covid-19 associated extra time claims, noting that these claims are coming at a time when the county inmate inhabitants is falling to all-time lows resulting from bail reform legal guidelines.
In the meantime, Mychajliw, a Republican – as is Sheriff Timothy B. Howard – has centered his consideration on criticizing extra time obtained by members of Poloncarz’s Democratic administration.
Essentially the most he would say concerning the excessive quantity of extra time claimed by the Sheriff’s Workplace is, “If you happen to’re a political worker and a managerial confidential worker, I don’t care the place you’re employed, you shouldn’t get one dime in Covid-related extra time, or any extra time, since you’re a salaried worker. Political appointees who join know the foundations entering into.”