A Lengthy Island Rail Street monitor employee introduced residence greater than $255,000 final yr by working what officers say was a harmful quantity of time beyond regulation hours on high of his base pay.
Marco Pazmino, who has labored for the railroad for greater than three a long time, made $256,177 in time beyond regulation pay on high of his base wage of $54,985, The New York Submit reported, citing the Empire Heart for Public Coverage.
The MTA stated on Monday that Pazmino labored his standard 1,688 hours at $35 an hour, and logged 4,157 of time beyond regulation for 2018. That quantities to 16 hours a day, 365 days a yr.
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It wasn’t clear how his hours have been logged. A spokesman for the Federal Railroad Administration advised The New York Submit that federal legal guidelines don’t restrict the consecutive hours labored by monitor upkeep staff.
“Rail staff across the nation who will not be ruled by hours of service guidelines have been injured and killed when working lengthy hours and as a consequence of fatigue,” MTA Chairman Pat Foye advised The Submit.
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Foye ordered a evaluation of time beyond regulation abuse final week after information broke that former chief measurement operator Thomas Caputo made $344,147 in time beyond regulation final yr.