Lottery Director Ernie Passailaigue came under fire yesterday from the Arkansas Lottery Commission for awarding compensatory time to high-salaried employees who aren’t eligible for overtime pay. Two commission members moved to relieve Mr. Passailaigue of his duties as lottery director, but the motion didn’t pass and Passailaigue kept his job.
To read about these events, please see the links below from KATV-7 and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
Comp Time for Execs an Issue at Arkansas Lottery: http://www.katv.com/Global/story.asp?s=13120254&
Arkansas Lottery Director Survives Dismissal Vote: http://www.katv.com/Global/story.asp?S=13121069
Lottery Director Survives Job Vote (He’s Chastised Over Comp Time): http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2010/sep/09/lottery-director-survives-job-vote-20100909
Jerry is the founder and president of Family Council. He began Family Council in 1989 after a successful effort to amend the Arkansas Constitution to prevent the use of public funds for abortions. He and his wife reside in Little Rock. They have four sons.
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