We recently reported that Milwaukee County had lost yet another court battle in trying to get out of paying for the illegally excessive furlough days imposed on county workers, some getting as many as 26 days in one year.
The delay in resolving this issue is becoming expensive. The total amount due to the workers [...]
In 2009, then County Executive Scott Walker illegally ordered county employees to take furlough days, with some being forced to take as many as 26 days of furlough. Along with the fact that there was no deficit as Walker claimed, his orders exceeded his authority and were in violation of a previous arbitration ruling.
WTMJ-TV has a report indicating that the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office is undergoing a special audit which was ordered by the Milwaukee County Board. The audit, per the report, is apparently aimed at the use of forfeiture funds – money which comes from drug seizures.
Supervisor Jursik expressed concern that Sheriff David Clarke might [...]