Overtime pay doubles for some emergency service employees
Overtime at Mecklenburg County public agencies has soared in recent years, allowing some workers to more than double their pay.
A Charlotte Observer review of state data found that Charlotte and Mecklenburg County doled out more overtime in recent years than any other local governments. And as overtime to public workers has surged in recent years, Mecklenburg County’s largest agencies have busted their overtime budgets.
Search the database below to see how much public workers were paid in salary and in overtime.