Posts tagged Fire Department

    Providence firefighter made $142,000 in overtime, pushed his total pay to $230,000

    July 12, 2022 // Many fire departments have a minimum staffing clause in their union contracts. The contracts often require that there must be a minimum number of firefighters on duty and any absences that bring staffing below the minimum must be replaced with overtime. Providence Fire Chief Steven Pare, base pay, Providence

    Prince William supervisors start in on collective bargaining policy draft

    May 31, 2022 // Supervisors Kenny Boddye, D- Occoquan, and Margaret Franklin, D-Woodbridge, took issue with the proposed requirement that certification would require a vote total of more than 50% of employees in the bargaining unit rather than a majority of those who actually vote. “It’s an undemocratic process if a bunch of people don’t vote and they’re counted as an automatic no,” Boddye said.

    Chicago mayor warns police to get vaccine by Sunday or lose pay

    March 16, 2022 // On Wednesday, when announcing the appeal, Catanzara said: “I don’t know what happens over the next 72 hours. All I can tell you is we are not going to stop punching. This easily can be all averted before this cliff becomes a reality.” Catanzara in recent weeks has sounded the alarm over what he said will be a “bloodbath” in Chicago if his predictions of a mass resignation come true.

    Detroit fire official admits spending union money on cruises, flights, furniture, more

    December 2, 2021 // During her four-year tenure, Day obtained approximately $167,900 and spent the money while circling the globe, according to the FBI.