First Thursday, November 2019

This month, Will covers three recent news stories and four cases.

News articles:

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’
https://alphanewsmn.com/hennepin-county-attorneys-office-on-new-protocol-no-privacy-rights-in-a-criminal-investigation/

Nevada Highway Patrol Association becomes the third group of state employees to unionize
https://www.rgj.com/story/news/politics/2019/10/18/nhp-troopers-join-push-unionize-under-new-law/4022638002/

Cases:

‘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).

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