Photo credit: Photo by Christian Wade | Unionized Rockland County workers protest outside State Sen. David Carlucci's offices in Nanuet, following an announcement by County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef that he will be laying off 150 employees to help bridge a protected $80 million budget hole this fiscal year. (May 17, 2012)
Rockland County lawmakers are expected to vote Wednesday on proposed contracts with three labor unions that will prevent layoffs through 2013 in exchange for a wage freeze, deferred paydays and other concessions.
The agreements between the county and the Civil Service Employees Association of New York, the Rockland Association of Management (RAM) and the Doctors' Council will be retroactive...
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