wages http://wwno.org en In Scranton, Pa., City Workers Sue Over Having Wages Slashed http://wwno.org/post/scranton-pa-city-workers-sue-over-having-wages-slashed The city of Scranton, Penn. now faces two federal lawsuits over a decision last week to <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/07/11/156592961/pa-mayor-cuts-city-workers-pay-to-minimum-wage" target="_blank">slash public employee's pay to minimum wage</a>. Unions representing the city's workers also are asking Lackawanna County Judge Michael Barrasse to hold Mayor Chris Doherty in contempt of court.<p>Doherty cut all city workers' pay to $7.25 an hour, saying Scranton had run out of money. Wed, 11 Jul 2012 11:53:00 +0000 Jeff Brady 15503 at http://wwno.org