NY Judges Are Owed $312M In Back Pay, Atty Says

Law360, New York (March 15, 2012, 4:13 PM EDT) -- New York's decision to give its judges their first raise in a dozen years doesn't address the $312 million in back pay the state still owes them, an attorney for the state's judges said during a hearing Thursday.

Although a state commission voted last year to increase judges' salaries by 27 percent over three years, the state's judges are still entitled to damages for the years that inflation and a lack of raises whittled away the value of their pay, said Thomas E. Bezanson of Cohen...
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