A Miami-Dade circuit court bailiff has been arrested for allegedly accepting cash in exchange for fixing traffic tickets, according to the State Attorney’s Office.
A state judge has struck down a new law that required public employees to contribute 3-percent of their income to their retirement pensions.
The Dade County PBA, a union that represents police officers, has filed a lawsuit in response to layoffs ordered by the mayor.
Mayor Carlos Gimenez has vetoed a controversial commission vote which raise the cost of health insurance for police because he says it would result in too many layoffs.
Layoffs now loom in the future of the Miami-Dade Police Department in the wake of a narrow vote by Miami-Dade Commissioners who refused to force two employee unions to contribute an additional 5-percent of their pay toward health insurance.
The ongoing budget battle between the Miami-Dade Police Department and County Commissioners is heating up again Thursday.
Miami-Dade commissioners gave the nod Tuesday to major cuts in police pay and benefits. It’s a deal approved by the rank and file Monday night, but the battle between cops and county hall is not over.
The rank and file of Miami-Dade’s police union approved a county cost cutting deal which would slash their overtime and incentive pay.
Miami-Dade County leaders and the Police Benevolent Association have reached a tentative agreement on cuts totaling $56 million.
Miami-Dade County agreed late Tuesday to take the police union’s “best and final offer” back to the county as they try to hammer out a deal on concessions and cost breaks.