State workers' overtime up $50M in 2012; Bedford Hills worker tops list of earners
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ALBANY -- As Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's administration tries to rein in costs, one element of state spending has grown dramatically in the past year: overtime pay.
Topping the list of state workers raking in the overtime: a nurse at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, Mercy Mathew. She is paid an annual salary of $58,468 but hauled in an additional $150,630 by working 2,517 overtime hours,...