In Frey’s wake, city moves to limit union officials

by News on October 4, 2011

in Government Employee Unions, Pro Worker Legislation, State and Local, State Legislation

By Carrie Whitaker/

City Council on Monday pushed forward a series of checks on the time city employees spend doing union business Monday, despite union contracts allowing unlimited hours for some tasks.

Council could vote as early as Wednesday on the changes sent along by Council’s Budget and Finance Committee, which includes all nine council members.

City leaders are wrestling with the aftermath of a theft indictment of one of the city’s union presidents and the discovery she’d spent all of her salaried hours in recent years on union business and none at her job at the Metropolitan Sewer District.|head

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