NY Judges Still Owed Back Pay After Overdue Raise, Atty Says

Law360, New York (December 10, 2013, 5:26 PM EST) -- New York still owes its 1,400 judges $312 million in back pay even though it gave judges a raise after they went a decade without one, the judges' attorney told a Manhattan state appeals court panel during a Thursday hearing.

Thomas E. Bezanson of Cohen & Gresser LLP, who represents the state's judges, argued that the Legislature's decision to create a commission to consider judicial pay raises that voted for a pay bump in 2011 for the first time in 10 years didn't go far enough....
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