Wisconsin State Trooper Union Contract With 17 Percent Raises Rejected On Partisan Vote

MADISON, WI – Republican lawmakers rejected a proposed contract negotiated by Gov. Scott Walker’s administration that would have given state troopers a 17 percent pay raise on average, saying Thursday it would never get the votes necessary to pass the full Legislature. Instead, Republican legislative leaders urged the troopers’ union and Walker administration to resume […]

Police Unions Should Have Voice In New Stop And Frisk: Judge

NEW YORK, NY – The federal judge overseeing reforms to the NYPD’s stop and frisk program affirmed Thursday the “important perspective” of police unions in the overhaul. Manhattan Federal Judge Analisa Torres said the five unions representing cops should be allowed to give input regarding any reforms proposed by the city. After the unions voice […]

San Bernardino Bankruptcy: Judge Rules City Can Reject Police Contract

RIVERSIDE, CA – A federal judge in San Bernardino’s bankruptcy case ruled Tuesday that the city can reject its bargaining agreement with the city’s police union. The city first asked for the power to reject the agreement in March 2013, so that it could impose a new contract that would leave more money in its […]