Employees at the state-run Connecticut Valley Hospital and Whiting Forensic Hospital racked up $102,213,466 in overtime over two years, according to a report by the Auditors of Public Accounts. This averages out to $38,870 in overtime per employee across the 2,699 workers at those state hospitals. The auditors also found ...
Whiting Forensic Hospital
Connecticut’s Whiting Forensic Hospital was forced to rehire employees terminated in 2009 and 2010 for the abuse of state psychiatric patients after grievance arbitrators overturned management decisions, according to documents obtained through a freedom of information request.
Connecticut state employees arrested in Whiting investigation still being paid, still eligible for pensions
The nine Connecticut state employees arrested by police for abuse of a patient at the Whiting Forensic Division of Connecticut Valley Hospital in Middletown continue to be paid by the state, according to the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. A spokeswoman for DMHAS, Diana Lejardi, confirmed that none of the arrested employees have been terminated because the investigation is ongoing.