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Miami-Dade Mayor Gimenez Plans To Veto Commission Moves In Bid To Avert Police Layoffs

01/07/2012 10:41 am ET | Updated Mar 08, 2012

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez said Friday he plans to veto the county commission's decisions Thursday not to impose labor concessions on county unions, but added he will still move ahead and send out the first wave of pink slips to county employees on Friday Jan. 13.

The mayor's move will force the board at its next meeting on Jan. 24 to reconsider controversial votes that he says will trigger the layoffs of some 300 police and corrections officers.

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