Judge: Detroit Does Not Have To Bargain With Police Union

Lansing &#8211 The city of Detroit is not required to bargain with the Detroit Police Officers Association, whose contract expired June 30, a judge ruled Monday. The ruling by Ingham County Circuit Judge Paula Manderfield means the union’s 2,130 members have no idea how much they are being paid. A different judge last week ordered […]

New Haven Police Union President Suspended In ‘Unprecedented’ Move

NEW HAVEN, CT &#8211 In an unprecedented move and after weeks of internal turmoil, the executive board of police union Local 530 suspended its president and barred him acting on behalf of the union. The board Friday presented Officer Arpad Tolnay with the suspension notice weeks after the rank-and-file overwhelmingly ousted him as president amid […]

Mayor Who Is Former Boxer May Have Punched Officer

MONTICELLO – With the police union calling for his resignation, Monticello Mayor Gordon Jenkins said Wednesday “the truth will come out” in his latest brush with the law. Jenkins was arrested on Tuesday after a noon altercation outside his G-Man Beauty Supplies store on Broadway, where he reportedly threw a punch at man and by […]

Scranton’s Unions File Lawsuit Against Mayor’s Decision To Slash Salaries

SCRANTON, PA &#8211 Scranton’s police, fire and Department of Public Works unions Monday filed a lawsuit to overturn Mayor Chris Doherty’s unilateral slashing of their salaries to minimum wage. The unions – International Association of Firefighters Local 60, the Fraternal Order of Police E.B. Jermyn Lodge 2 and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace […]