Fire Chief » Union http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Sat, 24 Jan 2015 04:25:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 DA: Calif. fire chief, mayor didn’t violate fine policy http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/02/da-calif-fire-chief-mayor-didnt-violate-fine-policy/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/02/da-calif-fire-chief-mayor-didnt-violate-fine-policy/#comments Fri, 02 Jan 2015 18:43:37 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/02/da-calif-fire-chief-mayor-didnt-violate-fine-policy/
The firefighters' union questioned the chief's authority to reduce certain fines and the mayor's participation in affairs involving a campaign contributor
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Fire chief supports firefighters’ right to two-hatting http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/18/fire-chief-supports-firefighters-right-to-two-hatting/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/18/fire-chief-supports-firefighters-right-to-two-hatting/#comments Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:11:34 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/18/fire-chief-supports-firefighters-right-to-two-hatting/
Union officials have claimed firefighters who double hat put full-time colleagues at risk if not well rested
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Texas firefighters, city come to terms on pension deal http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/25/texas-firefighters-city-come-to-terms-on-pension-deal/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/25/texas-firefighters-city-come-to-terms-on-pension-deal/#comments Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:37:41 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/25/texas-firefighters-city-come-to-terms-on-pension-deal/
The approved changes will bring firefighters in line with police officers' pension benefits
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Texas firefighters’ union to file suit over lost benefits http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/23/texas-firefighters-union-to-file-suit-over-lost-benefits/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/23/texas-firefighters-union-to-file-suit-over-lost-benefits/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:20:17 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/23/texas-firefighters-union-to-file-suit-over-lost-benefits/
They wanted a pension deal that would've let them increase their own contributions to maintain their retirement benefits
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Ohio city, union trying to avoid firefighter layoffs http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/28/ohio-city-union-trying-to-avoid-firefighter-layoffs/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/28/ohio-city-union-trying-to-avoid-firefighter-layoffs/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:35:56 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/28/ohio-city-union-trying-to-avoid-firefighter-layoffs/
Fifteen positions will be cut — 11 layoffs and four unfilled retirements — if a deal is not reached before Aug. 16
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Nearly 30 Memphis firefighters scheduled to retire http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/14/nearly-30-memphis-firefighters-scheduled-to-retire/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/14/nearly-30-memphis-firefighters-scheduled-to-retire/#comments Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:54:25 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/14/nearly-30-memphis-firefighters-scheduled-to-retire/
Some of the retirees are part of the firefighters on sick leave protesting budget cuts
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Vandalism in Milwaukee firehouse linked to union vote http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/23/vandalism-milwaukee-firehouse-linked-union-vote/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/23/vandalism-milwaukee-firehouse-linked-union-vote/#comments Mon, 24 Feb 2014 01:15:16 +0000 http://www.firechiefnation.com/?p=177
Notes defining the term "scab" were placed inside the firehouse after a union vote calling for members not to request a transfer to the station.
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