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Mar 11, 2011

Wis. gov. officially cuts collective bargaining

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 ...

Mar 10, 2011

Wis. defeat could help launch counterattack on GOP

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.

Dec 16, 2010

Public Employees: Matter of Blake v. Mills

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 […]

Dec 7, 2010

Think tank: State pension costs could explode

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.

Nov 25, 2010

Public Employees: Wrobel v. County of Erie

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 […]

Nov 17, 2010

Public Employees: Morin v. Tormey

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 […]

Apr 19, 2010

Court takes up public employees’ privacy case

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.

Apr 8, 2010

AP source: Paterson to suspend union raises

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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