Nassau County Workers Sue To Stop NY Wage Freeze

Law360, New York (April 22, 2011, 9:08 PM EDT) -- A union representing some 7,000 county workers in Nassau County, New York, this month sued to thaw a wage freeze that was implemented despite concessions in January that the union claims saved the county nearly $70 million.

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano had sued in state court to challenge the Nassau County Interim Finance Authority’s move to initiate a so-called control period, which would let NIFA, the state control board that currently controls the indebted county’s finances, gain temporary control. But the court on March 11...
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