Unfair labor practice charge against the City can go forward, state says
City: Complaint is 'unnecessary and serves only to increase the City's legal fees'
Last updated 8/7/2020 at 8:01pm
A preliminary review by the state Public Employment Relations Commission said that if the City employees' union's allegations are true, the City of Mill Creek's actions may constitute an unfair labor practice and will be investigated further.
The complaint stems from the City's decision to lay off three union-represented employees last month, and for its decision to give the work of the senior accountant, a union-represented position, to an outside firm.
As previously reported by the Beacon, four staff were sent layoff notices in June, three of whom were represented by the WSCCCE/ AFSCME...