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January 26, 2013

Joe DeLong, executive director of West Virginia’s Regional Jail Authority, wants to reduce his agency’s payroll costs. Hiring 100 new full-time employees ought to do that, he believes....

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Jan-26-13 10:59 AM

"Putting 100 new employees on the payroll would cost about $2.4 million a year - while reducing overtime costs by at least $3.6 million, DeLong told authority members Thursday. That would translate to a net reduction of about $1.2 million."

That is $24,000 for paying the employee...need to add the cost of benefits (likely in the 30% range) for full time employees and then you will have the "real" cost of the 100 new employees.

When the goberment is managed by "political appointees!"

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Jan-26-13 12:49 PM

WV state workers have crappy benefits.

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