Same-Sex Marriage Fight Could be Influenced by Appeals Court Judge
Same-Sex Marriage Fight Could be Influenced by Appeals Court Judge
North Carolina Gives up the Fight Against Same-Sex Marriages
North Carolina Gives up the Fight Against Same-Sex Marriages
Court Denies Atheist Complaint: the Ground Zero Cross Stays
Court Denies Atheist Complaint: the Ground Zero Cross Stays
Miama-Dade County Ends Same-Sex Marriage Ban
Miama-Dade County Ends Same-Sex Marriage Ban
Your profile matches an open legal position. Apply now!
Job Listings

Laid Off Employees In Louisiana Sue Over Job Loss

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Laid off employees in Louisiana have filed a law suit over Governor Jindal’s changes to the Louisiana Civil Service Commission’s layoff rules. The suit, which was filed on July 30, questions the legality of their layoffs as well as the seven percent cut to their previous salaries.

The complaint charges that the employees had obtained a permanent classified status in the Louisiana Civil Service system and that they had “bumping rights” as well as other job protections.

The lawsuit says, “This political pressure was, and is, designed to systematically cripple the protections afforded state workers by the Louisiana Civil Service Commission, thus enlarging the political power of elected officials that results from patronage hiring and other politically driven personnel actions.”

The employees are requesting compensatory damages, citing economic and emotional losses, injuries and damages, damages to their reputation, punitive damages, interest, attorney’s fees and court costs.

The have requested a jury trial. U.S. District Judge Lance M. Africk will preside over the case.

What

 job title, keywords

Where

 city, state, zip



Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!


Laid Off Employees In Louisiana Sue Over Job Loss by
facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Tagged: , , , , , , , ,

Posted by on August 10, 2010. Filed under Legal News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

 

 

Job of the Day
Sr. Legal Specialist - Labor & Employment Practices
USA-VA-Richmond

Altria Group is a FORTUNE 200 company that owns the premier tobacco companies in the United States including Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, John Middleton and Nu Mark. The companie...