Former cops say they weren't allowed to record overtime. Now, they want payback

Seventy-four former officers with the Camden City Police Department are suing the city, claiming they’re owed overtime pay earned before the city force was disbanded in 2013.

“Plaintiffs regularly worked more hours than they were permitted to record,” the suit claims.

The officers said in a civil complaint filed last week that when they worked for the department between 2009 and 2012, they were not paid time and a half, despite working extra hours, in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

It’s not the first time they’re making the claims. The dozens of officers also sought to be added as plaintiffs to …read more

Source: NJ.com Camden

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