Arbitrator Rules Camden Can’t Afford Raises

CAMDEN, NJ &#8211 Citing Camden’s dire financial situation, and high unemployment and “abject poverty” among its residents, an arbitrator today rejected several contract demands, including pay raises, made by the union of Camden’s superior police officers. The Camden Organization of Police Supervisors, which has worked without a contract since 2009, sought a five-year contract with […]

Portland Police Union Seeks To Intervene In Consent Decress Process

PORTLAND, OR &#8211 The Portland Police Association has filed a motion in federal court seeking to block a judge’s approval of a negotiated settlement agreement that requires Portland police to adopt a myriad of reforms. Anil S. Karia, the attorney for the Portland police union, argues in court papers that the city’s negotiated agreement with […]