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SHORT CHANGED: Former town employee deducted pay

August 14, 2013

SOUTH WHITLEY — A South Whitley employee was deducted $773 from his final paycheck unexpectedly, according to Trevor Webb who was represented by his wife, Toni, at the Town Council meeting Tuesday.

Toni told town leaders that the money was deducted for Trevor’s portion of his health insurance.

However, the money should have been deducted from Trevor’s pay in February.

“When he was hired, he wasn’t charged right away,” Toni said. “We were covered, but Trevor was told it was a mistake that his check wasn’t being deducted the payment each time.”

Trevor, who was hired in February, was brought into the town’s police force.

He resigned in July, which is when the lump sum was taken out of his check.

Toni’s complaint to the council was not only that the insurance payment was not handled correctly, she was also concerned that the amount was not correct.

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