This month, Will covers three recent news stories and four cases.
Alaska State Troopers find fix for hiring woes: More pay https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/crime-courts/2019/11/07/pay-hikes-drive-surge-of-job-seekers-to-alaska-state-troopers/
Hennepin County Attorney’s Office on New Protocol: ‘No Privacy Rights in a Criminal Investigation’
Nevada Highway Patrol Association becomes the third group of state employees to unionize
‘Witness’ Officer Entitled To Weingarten Representative, Bardelas v. City of Doral, 46 FPER ¶ 91 (Fla. PERC 2019).
Corrections Officers Win $113 Million In Wage-And-Hour Lawsuit, Hootselle v. Missouri Dept. of Corrections, 2019 WL 4935933 (Mo. App. 2019).
(Referenced case: Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk, https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/14pdf/13-433_5h26.pdf)
Favored Treatment To Fellow Officer Violates Ethics Statute, McGovern v. State Ethics Commission, 2019 WL 5078447 (Mass. App. 2019).
Termination For Theft ‘Shocks Conscience” Of Court, Matter of Arroyo v O’Neill, 2019 NY Slip Op 06568 (A.D. 2019).