Union Sues DC Mayor Over Canceled Child Program

Law360, New York (August 28, 2009, 6:38 PM EDT) -- A union representing workers of the District of Columbia Department of Parks and Recreations has accused Washington's mayor of eliminating the agency’s child care services division under false pretenses in violation of employees’ due process and civil rights.

The American Federation of Government Employees Local 2741 announced Friday it had sued Mayor Adrian Fenty, alleging that the district government claimed it had to cut DPR’s child care services division because of a $4 million budget deficit when in fact there were enough funds to cover the...
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