Fire Chief » Labor Issues http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Sat, 14 Feb 2015 02:16:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Ky. fire chief, asst. chief resign amid allegations http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/11/ky-fire-chief-asst-chief-resign-amid-allegations/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/11/ky-fire-chief-asst-chief-resign-amid-allegations/#comments Wed, 11 Feb 2015 18:30:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/11/ky-fire-chief-asst-chief-resign-amid-allegations/
The city still needs to investigate written grievances and verbal allegations regarding the fire department
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Firefighter claims FDNY leaked his failed drug test http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/10/firefighter-claims-fdny-leaked-his-failed-drug-test/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/10/firefighter-claims-fdny-leaked-his-failed-drug-test/#comments Tue, 10 Feb 2015 20:27:25 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/10/firefighter-claims-fdny-leaked-his-failed-drug-test/
FDNY regulations and state law prohibit the disclosure of personal information, including drug test results
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9 sources of firefighter stress http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/09/9-sources-of-firefighter-stress/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/09/9-sources-of-firefighter-stress/#comments Tue, 10 Feb 2015 04:38:55 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/09/9-sources-of-firefighter-stress/
Firefighting was crowned most-stressful job; understanding what makes it so is key to reducing that stress
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Union: Philly firefighters face discipline in sex probe http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/07/union-philly-firefighters-face-discipline-in-sex-probe/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/07/union-philly-firefighters-face-discipline-in-sex-probe/#comments Sat, 07 Feb 2015 15:29:51 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/07/union-philly-firefighters-face-discipline-in-sex-probe/
The union boss says the sex was consensual and off duty; reports of sex in the firehouse are unsubstantiated
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Several firefighters quit after new chief hired http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/05/several-firefighters-quit-after-new-chief-hired/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/05/several-firefighters-quit-after-new-chief-hired/#comments Thu, 05 Feb 2015 19:03:30 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/05/several-firefighters-quit-after-new-chief-hired/
Firefighters were upset because the new chief doesn't have formal training from the fire academy
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Calif. county’s study of fire services draws anger http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/03/calif-countys-study-of-fire-services-draws-anger/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/03/calif-countys-study-of-fire-services-draws-anger/#comments Tue, 03 Feb 2015 22:10:16 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/03/calif-countys-study-of-fire-services-draws-anger/
At the root of the complex issue are what services are needed and how to deliver and pay for them
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Dallas Fire-Rescue safety proposals face funding problems http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/03/dallas-fire-rescue-safety-proposals-face-funding-problems/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/03/dallas-fire-rescue-safety-proposals-face-funding-problems/#comments Tue, 03 Feb 2015 21:47:50 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/03/dallas-fire-rescue-safety-proposals-face-funding-problems/
Chief: "The cost of $5 million to $7 million is a small price to prevent another firefighter’s from being injured or killed"
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Dallas fire dept. safety proposals face funding problems http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/03/dallas-fire-dept-safety-proposals-face-funding-problems/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/03/dallas-fire-dept-safety-proposals-face-funding-problems/#comments Tue, 03 Feb 2015 21:47:50 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/03/dallas-fire-dept-safety-proposals-face-funding-problems/
Chief: "The cost of $5 million to $7 million is a small price to prevent another firefighter from being injured or killed"
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Fire chief resigns after entire department fired http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/31/fire-chief-resigns-after-entire-department-fired/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/31/fire-chief-resigns-after-entire-department-fired/#comments Sat, 31 Jan 2015 15:17:41 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/31/fire-chief-resigns-after-entire-department-fired/
Fire chief: "It was only me serving the department, and, if something went south, I didn't want to be held liable for anything."
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Embattled Ky. fire chief resigns from department http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/30/embattled-ky-fire-chief-resigns-from-department/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/30/embattled-ky-fire-chief-resigns-from-department/#comments Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:15:37 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/30/embattled-ky-fire-chief-resigns-from-department/
Julius Hatfield said his resignation stems from "negative scrutiny" on the department
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