Providence pays $6M to settle firefighter overtime lawsuits

PROVIDENCE – The city has paid $6.1 million to settle state and federal lawsuits regarding firefighter overtime payments, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported April 30. According to Victor Morente, spokesperson for Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, more than 450 current or former firefighters received payments in April, with an average of about $13,500. The payments, which the…

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