NJ Appeals Court Sides With City In Union Salary Dispute

Law360, New York (November 27, 2013, 7:00 PM EST) -- A New Jersey appellate panel on Wednesday sided with the city of Paterson in the city's dispute with police unions over how employee health contributions are calculated, ruling the state Legislature intended for an employee’s total pensionable salary to be used to calculate the contribution.

In a published decision, a three-judge panel on the Superior Court of New Jersey’s Appellate Division ruled that Paterson properly calculated health contributions according to a contract with Paterson Police PBA Local 1 and its superior officers.

The new contract called...
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