Court: Corzine's furlough plan is legal

An appeals panel has ruled Gov. Corzine can move ahead with his plan to cut costs through worker furloughs. Corzine wants all state agencies to close for two days in an effort to shave costs. State employees

News 12 Staff

Apr 17, 2009, 11:31 PM

Updated 5,577 days ago

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An appeals panel has ruled Gov. Corzine can move ahead with his plan to cut costs through worker furloughs.
Corzine wants all state agencies to close for two days in an effort to shave costs. State employees will not be paid for the furloughs.
Lawyers for 200,000 public workers tried to have the governor's emergency cost-cutting maneuver invalidated. Friday's ruling says the state has the right to force temporary layoffs to deal with a recession.


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