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CSEA claims Thruway layoffs against the law

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The state’s largest public union is alleging that recent layoffs in the state’s Thruway Authority violated the law. Following the elimination of 231 positions last week at the Thruway Authority and Canal Corp., a division of the authority, the Civil Service Employees Association filed improper practice charges with the Public Employment Relations Board. The union alleges the state unfairly tried to manipulate contract negotiations by threatening these layoffs, which ended up costing 217 employees their ...

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April 10, 2013
10:10 p.m.

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danny boy, it is not the case of hurting people, it is trying to get the tway so it does not lose money, you do not know what a dollar is. I would agree with you if you said management positions should have also been cut.The private sector makes these tough decisions every day.