"Mental Health Days" Help Drive MTA Overtime Costs To $560 Million

05/21/2010 10:46 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • By Pete Donohue nydailynews.com

A quarter of bus and subway workers took more than two weeks worth of sick days last year - driving the MTA's overtime bill into the stratosphere, officials said Thursday.

Abuse helped inflate the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's annual overtime tab to $560 million.

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