Jail Deputy Director Found Guilty Of Illegally Taping Unions’ Phone Calls

NEWARK, NJ – The deputy director of the Hudson County jail was convicted yesterday of secretly listening to and recording the private phone conversations of leaders of the two unions that represent corrections officers at the jail. Kirk Eady, 46, of East Brunswick, faces a maximum possible penalty of five years in prison and a […]

Oakland Mayor Retracts Letter That Raised Possibility Of Police Layoffs

OAKLAND, CA – The city quickly retracted a letter it sent Thursday to the president of Oakland’s police union warning of possible layoffs as the city begins work to balance its upcoming budget. In a follow-up letter issued late Friday, Oakland Employee Relations Director Renee Mayne apologized for the letter noting that the city could […]