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Why is overtime pay soaring for DC government employees?

Why is overtime pay soaring for DC government employees? (ABC7)

Between 2011 and 2017 overtime pay for DC government employees more than doubled, according to a recent audit.

The auditor's report says overtime is soaring, especially in the departments of police, fire, and corrections.

The city paid $40 million in overtime in 2011. By 2017 that was up to $108 million, an increase of 167 percent.

Sam Ford reports on who's taking home the most overtime pay and why.

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