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New Braunfels vs. The Scooter Store

April 15, 2013HME News Staff

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas - It's official: The city of New Braunfels, Texas, has sued The Scooter Store to reclaim more than $2.6 million in job-creation incentives that the city awarded to the company, according to an article from the San Antonio Express News. In the lawsuit, the New Braunfels Industrial Development Corp. accuses The Scooter Store of failing to maintain employment levels established in a 2009 economic incentive agreement. The lawsuit alleges the company then failed to pay back the money...

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City to sue The Scooter Store

March 29, 2013HME News Staff

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas - The New Braunfels Industrial Development Corp. will be filing a lawsuit to recover “any and all sums owed” from The Scooter Store after the company failed to maintain a certain number of jobs, according to a local radio station. The board says The Scooter Store owes the city $1.3 million as part of a “claw-back” stipulation from a 2009 incentive agreement. The Scooter Store had until March 21 to pay back the city. In 2009, several Texas cities were trying...

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Employee sues The Scooter Store

March 18, 2013HME News Staff

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas - A furloughed Scooter Store mobility specialist has sued the company, citing the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, according to an article from the San Antonio Express News. The WARN Act requires employers to provide a minimum of 60 days' prior written notice of terminations, according to the lawsuit. The Scooter Store notified employees March 8 they were placed on unpaid leave until further notice. Furloughed employee Anna Urbina is seeking certification...

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Time running out for TSS to repay city

March 6, 2013HME News Staff

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas - Fifteen days remain for The Scooter Store to pay the $1.3 million that New Braunfels says the company owes the city as part of a “claw-back” stipulation from a 2009 incentive agreement, according to an article from KGNB, a local radio station. In 2009, several Texas cities were trying to woo The Scooter Store, a large private employer, away from New Braunfels. But when the city stepped in and offered $3.4 million dollars in incentives, the company opted to stay...

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