Overtime law vexes county

The new minimum wage law requires the payment of overtime hours to emergency workers.
Friday, May 25, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 4:24 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

The Missouri legislature’s failure to fix a glitch in the new minimum wage law, approved by voters as Proposition B in November, could cost Boone County up to half a million dollars in extra overtime pay.