Quantcast
Home / Top Legal News / Prisoners defeat state’s timeliness argument in wage dispute (access required)

Prisoners defeat state’s timeliness argument in wage dispute (access required)

Decision allows inmates’ policy grievances to move forward

Describing the South Carolina Department of Corrections’ legal maneuvering as “arbitrary and capricious,” the state Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of nearly 200 inmates who argued that their grievances concerning low wages for prison labor were not subject to a 15-day filing deadline. The unanimous three-judge panel’s Feb. 10 decision is unprecedented and allows ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*