NYC Sues Teachers Union Over Disciplinary Hearing Delays

Law360, New York (September 27, 2013, 6:58 PM EDT) -- New York City blamed the city's public school teachers union Thursday for holding up a deal to appoint more arbitrators to hear disciplinary actions against teachers, the latest fight between Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the union.

The city's Department of Education blamed an "intransigent" United Federation of Teachers for dragging its feet on tapping arbitrators for the disciplinary boards under a 2010 deal and refusing to engage in an alternative resolution mechanism intended for circumstances just like this when the union and the city couldn't get...
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