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A recent audit found that two officers who worked privately for a school while on the payroll of the Hobbs Police Department in New Mexico took home almost a week's worth of extra wages as a result of bookkeeping errors.
Three officers from the Glendale Police Department in California have been fired after a weeks-long misconduct investigation, according to the Glendale News-Press.
U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown, Tom Harkin and Richard Blumenthal recently introduced legislation that is intended to reduce payroll fraud and protect employees' rights by providing them with their rightful protections, benefits and wages.
According to The Daily Item, Lynn Fire Department in Massachusetts - which employs 165 firefighters - has reported that it awarded more than $1.8 million in overtime and $26,779 in details last year, and 20 firefighters earned more than $100,000.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently ruled that two business owners were personally liable for more than $2 million in unpaid payroll taxes, despite allegedly having no idea that their accountant was embezzling money.
According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Pennsylvania General Assembly's payroll has grown by 22 percent over the past six years, and the number of staffers making triple-figure salaries rose from 36 in 2005 to 69 this year.
A recently released list of the top 50 municipal wage-earners in Danvers, Massachusetts, indicates that police overtime increased in 2010, according to the Salem News.
In an effort to keep startup technology companies from leaving San Francisco, city supervisor Mark Farrell is drafting significant changes to the current payroll tax in order to keep employee stock options from being taxed by 1.5 percent when cashed out.
An upcoming election in Dedham, Massachusetts includes a ballot question that could alter the town's Home Rule Charter in an effort to expedite the payroll process, according to The Dedham Transcript.