Posts Tagged ‘Public Sector Arbitration’

Jul 13 2016
Nathaniel Lambright

Blitman & King win retiree health insurance dispute

Nathaniel Lambright | Labor Litigation | Public Sector Unions | Union Labor

On June 8, 2016, Arbitrator Thomas Maroney ruled that the City of Syracuse violated its collective bargaining agreement with the Syracuse Firefighters, Local 280, IAFF, AFL-CIO, when it unilaterally increased the health insurance premium contributions that hundreds of retired firefighters were required to make to maintain coverage. To read more about this important decision, click […]

Jun 29 2015
Nathaniel Lambright

Substantial Award of Back Pay, Benefits, and Possible Reinstatement for Firefighter Unlawfully Placed on Unpaid Leave

Nathaniel Lambright | Public Sector Unions

On June 19, 2015, the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department held in a case litigated by Blitman & King LLP that the City of Syracuse unlawfully placed Firefighter John Williams on unpaid, involuntary leave in violation of the New York State Civil Service Law.  Firefighter Williams, who was removed from active […]