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Federal Judge Blocks Paterson From Imposing Furloughs On 100,000 State Workers

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ALBANY, N.Y.

The unpaid one-day-a-weel furloughs are part of a short-term funding measure approved by the Legislature this week.

Kahn says in his order Wednesday that the unions have shown a permanent 20 percent loss in wages or salaries would constitute irreparable harm. He has scheduled a hearing for May 26.