Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed a bill that will temporarily require overtime pay for domestic workers in California, after he vetoed a broader measure last year that critics said would have opened the door for government regulation of part-time baby-sitting.
San Francisco’s Fire Department is asking the Board of Supervisors to spend another $4 million on them in overtime pay this fiscal year, even though they’ve already spent the $38 million allowed by the budget.
The new overtime audit issued by San Francisco’s controller’s office shows city employees received $23.4 million more on OT than last year.
San Francisco Supervisors are trying to tinker with the city’s overtime regulations again to keep overtime costs under control.