Scranton, PA is perhaps best known as the hometown of the fictional company Dunder Mifflin from The Office. It's actually a real town, and I have found that it has a certain charm. Recently, Scranton has drawn enormous media attention because its mayor cut all city employees' pay to minimum wage, $7.25/hour, because the city is out of money.To absolutely nobody's surprise, this has led to lawsuits:
Those are the only worker lawsuits I'm aware of . . . for now. The mayor has his own lawsuit (complaint here) trying to compel city officials to "take immediate action regarding the passage of the Revised Recovery Plan." We'll see how this thing plays out . . . .
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