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PROBE TO COST THOUSANDS

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An investigation into the way the Wildlife Resources Commission pays overtime to employees will cost the state thousands of dollars, the commission's assistant director said.

The U.S. Labor Department has found that the commission's policies involving up to 180 employees appear to violate federal wage-and-hour laws, Assistant Director Richard B. Hamilton said.Federal investigators say many of the employees are entitled to back pay for overtime they worked during 1988 and 1989, he said. Exactly how much money is involved has not been determined.

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