City of Sante Fe sued over police officer wages

Annie Cosby Apr. 2, 2014, 3:50pm

The Santa Fe Police Officers Association is suing over claims the city breached a collective bargaining contract.

The Santa Fe Police Officers Association filed a lawsuit March 28 in the Galveston County District Court against the city of Santa Fe, citing a failure to bargain in good faith.

According to the complaint, the city implemented a wage freeze of city employees in January 2012 that was "unfrozen" in January 2013. The plaintiff says the police employees were not advanced on the pay scale as detailed in a 2012 CBA contract between the city and the Police Officers Association.

Santa Fe Police Officers Association is seeking damages, proper placement on the pay scale and court fees.

It is being represented in the case by attorneys Gregory B. Cagle of Cagle & McCumber.

Galveston County District Court Case No. 14-CV-0373


This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the Galveston County Ditsrict Court. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.

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