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August 5, 2013

Union files suit against state

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A union representing employees from the New York State Thruway Authority and Canal Corporation filed a federal lawsuit against the state Friday claiming recent layoffs were a breach of their constitutional rights. 

CSEA representative Stephen Madarasz said the suit claims the state violated the rights of 80 individuals statewide, including the rights "We have not seen any detail or documentation regarding a possible lawsuit by CSEA and we do not comment on matters under litigation," said Dan Weiller, a spokesperson for the state Thruway Authority and Canal Corporation. 

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