State Sen. Lena Taylor
Press Release

“Safety First, Correcting Corrections by Limiting Overtime”

This motion would prohibit a corrections employee from working more than two consecutive shifts.

By - Jun 15th, 2017 07:41 pm

(MADISON) – Senator Lena Taylor (D-Milwaukee) offered a motion to incorporate provisions of 2015 Senate Bill 610. This motion would prohibit a corrections employee from working more than two consecutive shifts. Following the committee session, Senator Taylor offerred the following comments:

“We have to remember that when a corrections officer has been working more than 16 consecutive hours, we are putting the health of our officers and the safety of our incarcerated population at risk. It is a shame that Governor Walker has repeatedly moved against the interests of correctional officers and it is a shame that Finance Republicans join him in this short-sighted venture.”

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8 thoughts on ““Safety First, Correcting Corrections by Limiting Overtime””

  1. Bob says:

    It would appear that taylor has more concern about the incarcerated population since most if not all of them vote for her. Just another opportunity to take a pot shot at Scott Walker.

  2. Vincent Hanna says:

    Good thing your comment isn’t a pot shot Bob.

  3. Bob says:

    Just acknowledging the obvious Vincent. That is a service I provide for people like you.

  4. Vincent Hanna says:

    Speaking of the obvious, this press release doesn’t concern the incarcerated population. It addresses corrections employees. Just a service I provide for people with reading comprehension problems.

  5. AG says:

    “Good thing your comment isn’t a pot shot Bob.”

    Well if that isn’t the pot calling the kettle black…

  6. Vincent Hanna says:

    Boy you are a grumpy Gus this morning AG. It’s summer. What’s wrong? JC got you working overtime?

  7. AG says:

    It’s the stupid CEO pay story… just has me all riled up about Molinaroli’s pay again…

  8. Vincent Hanna says:

    I understand and sympathize. Here you go:

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