The former head of Metrolink is said to have granted several employees contracts that are usually reserved for high levels of management, which would allow cash pay outs if those employees were ever fired.
The contracts are said to have been negotiated by the Chief Executive John Fenton with little oversight from the board of directors.
The contracts were written in such a way that employees could receive tens of thousands of dollars if Metrolink changed their job duties.
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