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CSEA files lawsuit against NY Thruway Authority over layoffs

ALBANY -- One of New York's biggest public employees unions is fighting back against this year's layoffs at the NYS Thruway Authority. CSEA is filing federal lawsuits against the Thruway Authority and Canal Corporation, claiming the layoffs were unconstitutional. CSEA claims that the layoffs were threatened during contract negotiations, and then carried out to punish union workers. Management employees and political appointees were spared from layoffs. We have a call in to the Thruway Authority seeking reaction.

Tune into the CBS6 News at Noon for the latest on this developing news.