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"that's 15.5 hours per day !!!"
No problem, if he sleeps 8 hours each night, in his
office, that leaves him a full 30 minutes a day left
over to have fun.


--- "Gerard Madden, PE" <gmadden(--nospam--at)attbi.com> wrote:
> I think California OT laws are like this:
> 
> Over 40 hours in a week = 1.5 x hourly rate
> Every hour after 12 in a day = 2.0 x hourly rate
> Every hour after 8 on a Sunday = 2.0 x hourly rate
> 
> SO if he has his 37.14 base hourly rate He needs to
> make up $ 199,288 in
> ot.
> If it was all at time and a half it would take 3577
> total hours or 69
> hours of OT per week. 109 hours (on average) per
> week. Assuming he works
> Saturday and Sunday that's 15.5 hours per day !!!
> 
> If this guy is a PE, I don't think they even have to
> pay him hourly. I
> didn't know you could pay cities a few extra when
> you submit to get it
> checked right away... is this common at building
> departments?
> 
> I thought I worked a lot of hours - this guy makes
> me look like a lazy
> bum.
> 
> Do plan checkers take offense to being called a
> "planning bureaucrat"?
> 
> -gerard
> Santa Clara, CA
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Randy Vogelgesang
> [mailto:tahoeengineering(--nospam--at)yahoo.com] 
> Sent: Monday, September 30, 2002 8:26 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Re: Want some OT ???
> 
> "So who is Lau, and how does he do it?"
> 
> OK, I'll take a stab.  His hourly rate is
> $77261/(52wk(40hr))=$37.14/hr.  Assume that all of
> his
> OT is double time $74.29/hr. $190,647 in overtime
> means 2566 hrs of OT/year or 49.4hr of OT/week (all
> year).  89hrs/week total, Hmmmmm, about 13hrs/day 7
> days a week 52wk/yr. "boss describes him as
> extremely
> shy"
> Shy and busy, working for the govmnt sure must be
> great :)
> Randy
> 
> --- "Gerard Madden, PE" <gmadden(--nospam--at)attbi.com> wrote:
> > I thought this was funny. from San Francisco
> > Chronicle. For the entire
> > article :
> > 
> >
>
http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2002/09/30/BA164650.DTL
> > 
> > MORE THERE THERE: Oakland firefighters may bring
> in
> > some big overtime --
> > but it's nothing compared with planning bureaucrat
> > Kenny Lau, who pulled
> > down an astonishing $276,549 in salary, OT and
> other
> > pay last year,
> > according to city records. 
> > Included in the breakdown: $77,261 in salary --
> and
> > $190,647 in
> > overtime. 
> > Lau's take-home was even more than the $253,495
> paid
> > to City Manager
> > Robert Bobb. 
> > And more than double the $126,600 paid to Mayor
> > Jerry Brown. 
> > So who is Lau, and how does he do it? 
> > "That's a good question," says his boss, William
> > Claggett, the
> > $173,627-a-year director of Oakland's Economic and
> > Community Development
> > Agency. 
> > Lau is one of a half-dozen plan checkers assigned
> to
> > review residential
> > and office building plans. 
> > And a very popular one at that with developers,
> > whose fees for
> > expediting reviews more than cover Lau's overtime.
> 
> > "They specifically request Kenny Lau because he's
> > extremely thorough,
> > very knowledgeable and goes much faster than other
> > people," Claggett
> > said. 
> > "Our feeling is, if they're willing to pay and
> he's
> > willing to do it,
> > then why not?" 
> > When we pointed out that Lau would have to be
> > working virtually around
> > the clock to earn that kind of money, Claggett
> > scratched his head. 
> > "I'll have to get back to you on that," he said. 
> > By the way, Lau did not return our calls seeking
> > comment. But then, his
> > boss describes him as extremely shy. 
> > 
> > I wonder what Mr. Lau thinks of Rho ? :>)
> > 
> > -gerard
> > Santa Clara, CA
> > 
> 
> 
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