Office of Mental Health

Hazardous Duty Payments

Employees of the Office of Mental Health are entitled to receive hazardous duty pay when they work in locations populated by individuals with certain violent tendencies. We audited $76,445 in such payments for 70 employees at Mohawk Valley Psychiatric Center and $48,082 in such payments for 82 employees at South Beach Psychiatric Center. We determined that the payments were accurately calculated and supported by appropriate documentation.

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