No Union Deal Could Spell Bankruptcy For Calif. City

Law360, New York (April 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The financial outlook for the city of Vallejo, Calif., remained grim on Monday, with city staff members reportedly unable to come up with a deal to appease unhappy police and firefighter unions that could help stave off a Chapter 9 bankruptcy filing ahead of a Tuesday deadline.

Efforts by city staff members to reach a long-term financial plan for the ailing city of 120,000 people in Solano County have been thwarted by ongoing negotiations with the unions, the San Francisco Chronicle said Monday.

The report comes...
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