Greenville revises system of paying city workers' overtime

One Mississippi city is changing the way it pays most of its government employees who work overtime.

Posted: Jul 28, 2018 11:54 PM

GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) — One Mississippi city is changing the way it pays most of its government employees who work overtime.

The Delta Democrat-Times reports that Greenville officials have revised the municipal pay system. Most city employees will receive compensatory time off rather than time-and-a-half pay when they work more than 40 hours a week.

Police officers and firefighters are the exception. They will continue to be paid time-and-a-half for extra work.

Most Greenville employees have had to punch a time clock when arriving at work and leaving. Under the new system, they will fill out a form if they work extra hours.

Mayor Errick D. Simmons says the paperwork should help resolve potential disputes between the city and its workers.

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