Report: Unlawful sick-leave payouts rife, towns ignore law
Clip: 07/07/2022 | 3m 36s | Video has closed captioning.
Despite laws on the books meant to reform the practice, a large number of towns in New Jersey are ignoring and even abusing rules prohibiting sick-leave payouts, wasting millions of taxpayer dollars every year, according to a report out on Thursday by the Office of the State Comptroller. The report says that 95% of the towns surveyed were sidestepping and undermining the law.
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