Fla. Utilities Balk At Public Salary Disclosures

Law360, New York (September 23, 2009, 4:05 PM EDT) -- Florida's two largest electric utilities are preparing to fight the state Public Service Commission's finding that compensation information for employees raking in more than $165,000 a year should not be treated as confidential during proceedings examining the utilities' intended base-rate plans.

Florida Power & Light Co. filed a petition Sept. 21 with Florida's First District Court of Appeal challenging the commission's ruling, arguing that compensation information, made available on a confidential basis to the commission during base-rate proceedings, would violate employees' privacy and threaten retention of...
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