Firefighters In Contract Row Say Philly Must Enact Raises

Law360, Philadelphia (July 29, 2013, 3:38 PM EDT) -- A union representing Philadelphia firefighters launched an appeal Friday challenging a Pennsylvania state judge's order dismissing their civil contempt bid over the city's failure to comply with a November court order, currently on appeal, that affirmed an arbitrator’s decision awarding the workers a 3 percent jump in pay.

While Judge Idee Fox in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas said in June that she could not grant the motion for civil contempt because the city was entitled to a stay as a result of an...
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