NJ Court Upholds Camden Police Layoffs

Law360, New York (August 20, 2013, 9:59 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appeals court on Tuesday upheld the state Civil Service Commission's finding that the layoffs and demotions of a group of Camden, N.J., police officers couldn’t be overturned despite the officers not having been timely notified before the layoffs occurred.

A two-judge panel for the Superior Court of New Jersey’s Appellate Division affirmed the CSC’s determination that while the officers deserved back pay because they were abruptly laid off, the layoffs could not be reversed and their jobs could not be reinstated on the...
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