NJ Official Admits Using Town Workers For Personal Chores

Law360, New York (September 11, 2012, 8:03 PM EDT) -- The head of a northern New Jersey town's public works department admitted Tuesday to using municipal employees for political campaigns and personal projects at his home, including cleaning his house and swimming pool, while they were being paid by the municipality.

James Wiley, superintendent of public works for North Bergen Township, directed subordinates to handle tasks on weekends such as cleaning his house and helping with the construction of an addition, during which they received overtime pay from the township, according to New Jersey Attorney General...
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