Vallejo Seeks To Reject Agreements With Unions

Law360, New York (June 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The city of Vallejo, Calif., which recently filed for bankruptcy, asked a judge last week for permission to reject collective bargaining agreements with four unions, saying it could not balance its budget without cutting labor costs.

In its motion, filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California, the city blamed a large part of its budget deficit on collective bargaining agreements with the Vallejo Police Officers' Association, the International Association of Firefighters, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, and the Confidential, Administrative,...
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