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Back wages bonanza for government employees in American Samoa | Pacific Beat

Back wages bonanza for government employees in American Samoa

Back wages bonanza for government employees in American Samoa

Updated 20 August 2013, 8:39 AEST

American Samoa has paid more than $900,000 in back wages to some 250 employees, most of whom were police officers.

The payments were made to settle charges resulting from a U.S. Department of Labor investigation.

Monica Miller, our reporter speaking from Pago says the investigation went back to 2011.

Presenter:Geraldine Coutts

Speaker:Monica Miller, journalist, American Samoa

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