Los Angeles DWP wins first round in court over proposed layoffs

Berkman, Leslie
March 1998
Bond Buyer;03/09/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30346, p3
Trade Publication
Focuses on a California court decision denying a union request to stop the layoff of workers of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP). Indecision over whether department should negotiate layoffs with labor union representatives; Judge Kurt Lewin's concurrence with DWP argument that it was department's prerogative to lay off workers without consulting the union.


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