Buffalo News Highlights Victory for City of Buffalo Over Firefighters’ Union in Retroactive Pay Raise Case
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Buffalo News Highlights Victory for City of Buffalo Over Firefighters’ Union in Retroactive Pay Raise Case

January 13, 2012

The Buffalo News quoted Goldberg Segalla partner Matthew C. Van Vessem in its coverage of a January 12 ruling by State Supreme Court Justice John A. Michalek that vacated an arbitration award that would have improperly provided retroactive pay raises to Buffalo’s firefighters for the period 2002 to 2004. Matt led the firm’s representation of the City of Buffalo in this matter.

“This is a big win for City of Buffalo taxpayers,” Matt told the Buffalo News following the ruling. “It is a very significant decision that will result in the saving of millions of dollars for city taxpayers.”

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