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Top New Jersey court says budget issues didn't justify furloughs
November 30, 2016 / 11:51 AM / in a year

Top New Jersey court says budget issues didn't justify furloughs

New Jersey’s top state court on Tuesday ruled that a school district could not furlough teachers without negotiating with their union even in the face of large funding cuts, rejecting the district’s claim that budget crunches give public employers a pass to flout collective bargaining agreements.

In a unanimous decision, the New Jersey Supreme Court said its recent decision approving layoffs by towns in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis had been misapplied by a state agency and a lower court in the case involving teachers in the Trenton suburb of Robbinsville Township.

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