Skip to comments.18 Mass. DOT employees get raises
Posted on 05/15/2011 9:24:27 AM PDT by massmike
The state Transportation Department is under fire for handing out raises to 17 employees at a time when Gov. Deval Patrick called for public employee unions to forgo raises and pay more for health care to ease budget pressures.
The Boston Globe reports Friday that Transportation Secretary Jeffrey Mullan handed out the raises totaling $140,000 just two months after saying the economy was too weak to increase salaries for public sector executives.
One employee got an 18 percent pay hike.
(Excerpt) Read more at bostonherald.com ...
Union bosses approving union supervisors to give union workers, raises. Politicians and the public at large, be damned.
Fire them all.
Idiot editor alert.
Headline and story don’t match.
18 in headline, 17 in body of story. Makes me wonder if either number is correct.