Union Says NY Courts Could Lay Off Up To 500

Law360, New York (April 19, 2011, 12:26 PM EDT) -- The New York State Unified Court System plans to lay off between 400 and 500 employees by June 1 due to drastic budget cuts, one of the unions representing state court employees said last week.

The Civil Service Employees Association said in an April 13 online notice that court representatives notified the 11 unions representing court employees of the layoffs at an April 11 meeting in New York City. The UCS told the unions that the layoffs were necessary due to a $170 million cut in...
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