Human Resources Services Division
The Human Resources Services Division is responsible for all aspects of employment with The Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services. Services include employee relations, employee health, personnel services, centralized hiring, and recruitment and examination of prospective employees. The division also oversees the Risk Management operations.
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In November 2020, U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) Wage and Hour Division notified the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (the Department) that it was conducting an investigation into time-keeping practices at Jessup Correctional Institution. In particular, it examined the alleged failure to properly pay overtime for employees who worked past the scheduled end of their shift, a violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), during the period of November 6, 2018 through August 4, 2021. It determined that certain employees were working past the end of their shifts, but because the signed approval from a supervisor was not obtained, overtime was not being paid. The Department ultimately agreed that in those instances, overtime was worked and should have been paid. On December 15, 2021, the Department provided USDOL with approximately $468,000 to pay the affected employees at Jessup Correctional Institution. Read more...