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CSS employees get paid after a week

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by Lannie Walker

Guam - Employees at Catholic Social Services finally received their paychecks after waiting for a week for payroll that was due December 31. CSS Executive Director Diana Calvo says a check was issued by the Department of Administration this afternoon in the amount of $226,000 - just enough to pay the 200 workers employed at the non-profit organization.

Calvo says DOA still owes a total of $1.5 million for services rendered of which $400,000 has been keyed into the system for payment. Calvo says she's hopeful the balance will be available by next week so that CSS staffers will not suffer another payless payday.

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