NY State Workers Sue To Recover Salary Increases

Law360, New York (November 4, 2010, 5:35 PM EDT) -- Upper-level New York state employees have accused the state’s government of trampling their constitutionally guaranteed due process and equal protection rights by denying them salary increases, bonuses and other benefits while granting them to other employees in similar positions.

More than two-dozen employees in managerial positions in a range of state offices alleged in an amended complaint Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York that Gov. David Paterson’s administration wrongfully withheld from them two years’ worth of salary and longevity...
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