Philly Won't Fight $6M Firefighter Health Care Payment
By Ama Sarfo
Law360, New York (August 14, 2013, 5:59 PM EDT) -- Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter said Wednesday that the city will comply with a recent state court order compelling it to pay $6.2 million into the health care fund for the city's firefighter's union while it waits for an appeals court to hear the underlying dispute over an arbitration award granted to the union.
When Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Idee Fox issued the order on Aug. 7, the city debated whether it would comply with or appeal the decision. But Mayor Nutter said it will move...