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Hurley to clarify overtime policy


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HURLEY — The Hurley City Council will hold a workshop to clarify an overtime rule in the employee handbook, according to business at the regular meeting on Tuesday.

Mayor Jay Aijala said he wanted the matter added to the agenda because the misunderstanding doesn’t seem to have an obvious solution. Employees of the city Department of Public Works were called in to clear snow for five hours during late hours on Dec. 30. The department claims the hours are overtime while the city clerk said the work hours are regular, according to the employee handbo...