Judge Allows New Orleans PD To Work More Off-Duty Details

A federal judge has approved the city’s request to raise a weekly cap on off-duty work hours for New Orleans Police Department officers by a third, after Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s administration argued that the current 24-hour limit under a long-running reform agreement can’t keep up with the need. Lawyers for the city requested an increase to 32 hours per […]

Newsom, Unions Eye $50k Bonuses For Juvenile Prison Workers

As the state prepares to close its youth prisons, workers for the Division of Juvenile Justice could receive up to $50,000 bonuses to stay on the job until then, CalMatters has learned. If approved, the bonus appears to be among the largest offered by the state to retain a group of employees.  Gov. Gavin Newsom’s […]