Media and First Amendment attorney Jeffrey Pyle was quoted in a recent Boston Globe article on the state’s failure to disclose the names and payroll information of state employees. The article reports on a little-known policy that allows state workers to request that their pay be kept secret if they or a family member have been a victim of a crime. Pyle suggests that the policy is being abused in order to protect government workers’ payroll information rather than for its original purpose, saying “when you sign up to work for the government, you relinquish whatever privacy rights you have to your salary because it is paid for by taxpayers.” Click here to read more.
Jeffrey Pyle Quoted in Boston Globe Article on Gaps in MA Payroll Disclosure
September 12, 2018