Tag: MTA

The “condemning” resolution accuses MTA Chairman Patrick Foye and board member Larry Schwartz, a confidante of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, of pulling a “raw and calculated stunt” when they called a board meeting last Friday to address rising overtime. The contentious session followed an Empire Center for Public Policy report flagging a 16% spike in MTA overtime costs last year. Read More

Notably, the OT surge was highest at the Long Island Rail Road, up 30 percent last year and more than double the 2013 level, the Empire Center reports. And The Post has highlighted some hard-to-swallow extreme LIRR cases, with one guy working the equivalent of 16 hours a day for the whole year. Read More