overtime The costs of policing recent protests in San Luis Obispo By Angel Russell • Jul 8, 2020 Christie OHara Listen Listening... / 2:56 Over the span of less than a month, the city of San Luis Obispo spent over a quarter million dollars to police recent demonstrations in response to the death of George Floyd and in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. SLO County Sheriff's Office will hire more deputies to cut millions of dollars in overtime By Tyler Pratt • Sep 25, 2019 Greta Mart/KCBX San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson asked county officials this summer for an additional $3.55 million dollars in general fund money to cover unbudgeted overtime pay. Last year, several sheriff's department employees nearly doubled their salaries through working overtime hours. This month, Parkinson announced a plan to hire more deputies in an effort to rein in those overtime costs. As of January 1, overtime pay required for farmworkers By Julia Mitric/Capital Public Radio • Dec 21, 2018 Greta Mart/KCBX In many jobs, overtime pay kicks in after you work more than eight hours a day or 40 hours in a week. But that doesn't apply to farmworkers.