From Frankfort

Audit: 1,329 state workers improperly claimed voting leave time, costing state $102,000 in wages

12/05/2017 01:01 PM

More than 1,300 state workers took half the work day off to vote in the elections in 2015 and 2016, but Auditor Mike Harmon says records show they weren’t entitled to the paid voting leave they received. Harmon released a report Tuesday that says 1,329 state employees claimed four hours of voting leave to cast ballots that should not have received the benefit, costing the state more than $102,000 in lost wages. Of those workers, Harmon reported that 1,176 did not... Read more 


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