NYC Clerks Union Sues State Courts For Pay, Overtime

Law360, New York (November 1, 2013, 2:55 PM EDT) -- A Bronx family court clerk sued New York's court system in federal court Wednesday, claiming she and some 1,400 unionized clerks were denied regular and overtime pay because of budget cuts, and that — under pressure to operate on the cheap — managers allowed the practice to continue.

Plaintiff Monica Burns Shaw and the New York State Clerks Association, which represents state clerks in the five boroughs of New York City, are seeking lost overtime and regular pay as well as damages under the Fair Labor...
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