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Unions protest plan to limit funds they can go after in bargaining

A proposed regulation that would fence off more local government money from collective bargaining was delayed Friday after union representatives argued that a state panel lacks legal authority to consider the plan.The proposal before the state Committee on Local Government Finance would double the amount of money that Nevada’s local governments can keep in their ending fund balances from a maximum of 8.3 percent to 16.6 percent of any given general or special revenue fund.In collective bargaining, unions can’t go after public funds that wind up in the ending fund balances. Whether or not a city, county or other entity …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Sep 29, 2012 05:10AM Published Sep 29, 2012 05:09AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.