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States New Payroll System Have Left Some Prison Employees Short Changed

December 2nd, 2016 by WCBC Radio

Problems with the state's new payroll system have kept some prison employees from receiving pay they are due, leaving some short of cash as the holidays approach. The state's largest public employee union and Gov. Larry Hogan's administration are now arguing over how many workers are affected and how severely.  Several correctional officers at the Western Correctional Institution near Cresaptown contacted WCBC News with complaints about the situation. Patrick Moran, president of AFSCME Council 3, said this week that failures in the state's Workday computer program have shortchanged employees on base pay and overtime in the Division of Correction over the past four pay periods. Delegate 1C Mike McKay tells WCBC News that it’s a problem the department is aware of, and is addressing…


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