Nassau County Supreme Court Denies Village’s Attempt to Block Firefighter’s Arbitration of Grievance

Corenthal_RichardOn October 28, 2013, Judge Woodard of Nassau County Supreme Court denied an attempt by the Village of Garden City to block an arbitration of grievance by the Garden City Firefighters, Local 1588. Local 1588 is challenging the improper transfer of work to volunteer firefighters, on the same day that the Village laid off six career firefighters. Richard S. Corenthal, a Member of the firm and part of the Labor and Employment Law practice groups, represents the interests of the Garden City Firefighters, Local 1588.