DHS Suspends 'Abused' OT Program For Some Workers

Law360, New York (January 30, 2014, 8:24 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Tuesday it was making an overtime program designed primarily for law enforcement personnel off-limits to certain employees after federal investigators found it was being routinely abused by thousands of DHS workers, wasting millions of dollars each year.

The suspension of Administratively Uncontrollable Overtime for training instructors and some employees in the headquarters of department agencies was announced shortly before a congressional hearing into the use of AUO by the department, after the Office of Special Counsel discovered rampant overtime...
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