Tuesday, September 28, 2010

MTA saves money

The MTA is to be congratulated – sort of – for trying to reduce overtime at the LIRR. But let us not get carried away with praising them. The largest causes of overtime are noted as people padding the salary just before retirement, unnecessary sick leave, and doing things that limit productivity. That the MTA management has awoken to do something about this is good. The fact that this stuff has been going on for years with their tacit approval is not.

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