Disciplinary Action Upheld For Furlough-Defying NJ Cop

Law360, New York (February 10, 2014, 3:34 PM EST) -- A New Jersey appellate panel on Monday affirmed a disciplinary suspension for a municipal police officer accused of insubordination for refusing to forgo work shifts during a mandated furlough period, a ruling that demonstrates the risk for workers who mount objections to furloughs.

A two-judge panel on the Superior Court of New Jersey’s Appellate Division sided with Pennsauken Township, N.J., and its police department, which Pennsauken officer, Sergeant George Foss, sued for imposing a four-day suspension on him because he refused to stop showing up for...
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