NY The Likely Loser As Strike Pits Lawyer Against Lawyer

Law360, New York (May 15, 2013, 7:35 PM EDT) -- Anger over cuts to legal services budgets boiled over in New York City on Wednesday as unionized attorneys representing low-income clients went on strike, ripping their managers — also lawyers — in an ugly dispute experts said would cost the city and state far more than the $8 million at issue if the dispute wears on.

The United Auto Workers-backed Legal Services Staff Association, representing 219 legal industry workers — including 98 lawyers — voted overwhelmingly to strike after the management of Legal Services NYC, the...
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