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Audit Alleges Metro-North Overtime Abuse

A recent report by the State Office of the Comptroller alleges several instances of overtime abuse by Metro-North employees.
A recent report by the State Office of the Comptroller alleges several instances of overtime abuse by Metro-North employees. Photo Credit: File

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- A recent report released by the Office of the State Comptroller revealed several instances of overtime abuse by Metro-North employees, according to the New York Post.

According to the report, conductors were paid overtime for changing clothes or traveling to and from work. The report also alleges Metro-North didn't keep accurate time records for employees and signed off on overtime without justification, the Post reported.

The overtime paid out was funded by $72.3 million that was given to the railroad as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, The Post said.

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