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Corrections officers receive $113M verdict in overtime case

A Cole County jury on Aug. 15 awarded a group of Missouri prison employees a verdict of $113 million for unpaid activities performed before and after their shifts but necessary to their jobs. Guards in Missouri’s prisons are compensated only for time spent at their assigned posts, according to the lawsuit. They were not paid during ...