Office of General Services

Controls Over Overtime Costs

The Office of General Services (OGS) provides various support services to State agencies, public authorities, municipalities and other political subdivisions of New York State. We examined OGS’s controls over its overtime costs, which totaled about $3.5 million a year. We found that OGS had adequate controls in place to provide reasonable assurance employees were being paid only for hours they actually worked and overtime was being assigned in accordance with the prevailing guidelines. However, we found that certain improvements could be made in the development of certain overtime budgets.

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