MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker succeeded Friday in taking away nearly all collective bargaining rights from the vast majority of the state's public employees, quietly capping weeks of contentious debate and delivering ...
MADISON, Wis. — With the labor movement heading to an epic defeat in Wisconsin and perhaps other states, union leaders plan to use the setback to fire up working people nationwide and mount a major counterattack against Republicans at the ballot box in 2012.
Appellate Division, Third Department Public Employees Termination — Notice of Appeal Matter of Blake v. Mills 509788 Article 78 Proceeding; Supreme Court, Albany County Background: In 2006, the petitioner, then a principal in the New York City School District, was charged with 14 counts of misconduct. An arbitration hearing was held pursuant to a collective […]
ALBANY — A think tank projects that taxpayer-funded contributions to the pension systems for New York's public employees could balloon by billions over the next five years, diverting scarce resources.
U.S. District Court, WDNY Public Employees First Amendment Wrobel v. County of Erie 03-CV-277 Judge Curtin Background: The plaintiff alleged that he was transferred from his position at the Aurora facility of the Erie County Public Works Department, highway division, in retaliation for his exercise of the rights of freedom of speech, political affiliation, and […]
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Public Employees Court Employees — Political Activities Morin v. Tormey 09-2960-cv Appealed from the Northern District of New York Background: This appeal is from an order that denied the defendants’ motion for summary judgment sought on the ground of qualified immunity.The plaintiff alleges that she was subjected to adverse […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court appears likely to rule against public employees who claimed a local government violated their privacy by reading text messages they sent on their employers’ account.
ALBANY — Gov. David A. Paterson won’t include scheduled 4-percent raises for unionized public employees in a new emergency spending bill, a state official said Thursday.
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- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Uncompensated interview: Opinion 22-159
- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Uncompensated guest speaker: Opinion 22-158
- Fourth Department – Negligent performance: Rosenthal v. Syracuse University, et al.
- Second Circuit – Visual Artists Rights Act: Kerson v. Vermont Law School Inc.
- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Former foreclosure referee: Opinion 22-157
- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – College honorarium: Opinion 22-156
- Second Circuit – Reasonable accommodation: Tafolla v. Heilig
- Fourth Department – Labor Law: Primisch v. Peroxychem LLC
- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Judicial candidacy: Opinion 22-155
- Fourth Department – Defamation: Lavine v. Glavin
- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Law clerk: Opinion 22-154
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- NY appeals court upholds conviction in burglary case
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- NY appeals court reinstates lawsuit over contract to remove snow
- Fourth Department affirms $400K judgment in contract dispute
- Fourth Department affirms decision in NY property dispute
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