Report: Nassau may have to pay up $230M in backed wages

If the county loses in court, they may have to pay $230 million.

If the county loses in court, they may have to pay $230 million. (3/20/13)

WOODBURY - Officials say Nassau County may owe $230 million in back wages if it loses a court battle.

The NIFA state oversight board imposed the wage freeze on county workers two years ago.

However, police unions challenged the legality of the three-year wage freeze.

The workers won the most recent round in district court.

If the county loses its current appeal, Newsday says Nassau would have to pay back wages and benefits.  

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