Reports: MTA supervisors abused power, ran out the work day

According to recent reports, five MTA supervisors are accused of abusing their power while running out the work day. According to the New York Post,

In a New York Post article, the five

In a New York Post article, the five foremen are accused of taking company cars for personal errands, using workers as chauffeurs, cheating on time sheets and relaxing at local parks. (Credit: News 12)

YONKERS - According to recent reports, five MTA supervisors are accused of abusing their power while running out the work day.

According to the New York Post, the five foremen are accused of taking company cars for personal errands, using workers as chauffeurs, cheating on time sheets and relaxing at local parks.

Published reports say one of the foremen was paid more than $95,000 in 2013. A sixth foreman is reportedly also believed to be involved, but he retired before any charges were filed.

A MTA spokesperson says Metro-North has "sought to dismiss" the men, adding all of the companies "employees are expected to put in a full day's work for a full day's pay."

The spokesperson says the accused have been suspended without pay.

Investigators believe the mismanagement spreads to 121 stations.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Authorities say the DEC will perform a necropsy 1 Dead dolphin found in Mount Vernon
More than 100 people displaced by a major 2 Building managers to meet with displaced fire victims
Some of the Hudson Valley's brightest young minds 3 High school students take part in robotics competition
Crossfit isn't just for the gym, according to 4 Ready, Set, Fit: Crossfit at home
News 12's Elisa DiStefano and Newsday's Anne Bratskeir 5 Spring fashion: All about the sleeves

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE