Litigation Against the City for the 2.25% DifferentialMarch 20, 2019
The City has filed an appeal with the Appellate Court. On February 28, 2019, the DEA was in Manhattan Supreme Court. The City was ordered to commence discovery. The disclosure begins on March 14 and should conclude by July 31st.
Here’s the backstory: On January 29, 2019, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Robert R. Reed issued his decision on our Promissory Estoppel case seeking the 2.25% Differential. Judge Reed ruled in our favor, denying the City’s motion to dismiss. By denying the City’s motion, Judge Reed breathed life into our lawsuit seeking the 2.25% differential. The City had to answer the complaint; and the preliminary conference before Judge Reed was scheduled for Thursday, February 21, 2019.
Here’s more backstory: On July 21, 2017, the DEA and other members of the Uniformed Contract Coalition filed a lawsuit in Supreme Court against the City of New York regarding the PBA differential.