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PEF sues for Hurricane Sandy overtime

Union says state reneged on promise to pay

This photo provided by 6abc Action News shows the Inlet section of Atlantic City, N.J., as Hurricane Sandy makes it approach, Monday Oct. 29, 2012. Sandy made landfall at 8 p.m. near Atlantic City, which was already mostly under water and saw a piece of its world-famous Boardwalk washed away earlier in the day. (AP Photo/6abc Action News, Dann Cuellar)
This photo provided by 6abc Action News shows the Inlet section of Atlantic City, N.J., as Hurricane Sandy makes it approach, Monday Oct. 29, 2012. Sandy made landfall at 8 p.m. near Atlantic City, which was already mostly under water and saw a piece of its world-famous Boardwalk washed away earlier in the day. (AP Photo/6abc Action News, Dann Cuellar)
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The state’s second-largest labor union is suing for back overtime pay for 14,469 of its members who weren’t compensated for their work in connection with Hurricane Sandy. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the state budget director and four state department heads are named as respondents in a lawsuit filed in state Supreme Court in Albany County on Feb. 26 by the Public Employee Federation. The union is claiming the state authorized overtime hours for employees responding to ...


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March 8, 2013
4:35 p.m.

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Zelasko, these employees are victims of the people who chose to live in harms way.

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