Brigantine Public Unions

Sick day and vacation day payout reform

Gov. Chris Christie’s push to end the practice of accumulated sick day and vacation day payouts got a boost Thursday when 234 mayors, including more than 40 from South Jersey, signed on in support of the reform. The governor’s support from local mayors came from Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland and Ocean Counties and from both …

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Brigantine OPRA Requests.

Requests for info swamp Brigantine Sandy, labor disputes, budget issues blamed for volume By WALLACE McKELVEY, Staff Writer | Posted 7 months ago Brigantine employees are inundated with Open Public Records Act requests as tensions mount over a contentious budget process, labor contract negotiations and from residents making Sandy repairs. As of Friday, the total this year – …

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Police Captain Cox sues Brigantine

Cox sues Brigantine over violation of due process.  WRITTEN BY MICHAEL FEELY. Wednesday, July 03, 2013.  Police Capt. Ray Cox has filed a lawsuit against the city in New Jersey Superior Court alleging that City Manager Jennifer Blumenthal removed Cox as acting chief in violation of local and state law and without due process. Capt. Cox, …

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Brigantine Seeks to Slow Annual Raises for Police, Firefighters

Press of Atlantic City July 12, 2013 | Mckelvey, Wallace Brigantine‘s fire and police forces are coming off years of 20 percent annual raises as the resort town faces a serious budget crisis. Salaries for the two unions have far outpaced inflation in a city where labor costs account for 63 percent of the total budget. …

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Investigation of former Brigantine Police Chief; Jim Frugoli

MARCH 2011 Press of Atlantic City An internal investigation of former Brigantine police Chief Jim Frugoli found that he violated the department’s sexual harassment policy by making “offensive or derogatory comments” toward a department employee, including that “he slapped her on the behind,” called her names such as “Sugar Lips” and would “stand uncomfortably close” to her, …

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