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Lancaster County commissioners hope municipalities do the same to support first responders
Firefighters said the parking passes and discounts were an employment attraction
Salem officials had challenged whether Firefighter Maurice Stadeli’s cancer was occupational
Gov. Ron DeSantis’ tourism board had objected to the perks because they exclusively benefited Disney
Broward County officials plan to provide quick help for mortgage and rent payments, or funeral expenses before other benefits kick in
Firefighters said park-related benefits were long viewed as an incentive to work for Reedy Creek
Collective bargaining is being promoted as a recruitment, retention benefit for Portsmouth
First responders in Kansas hope the Missouri bill will encourage their own legislators to pass a similar PTSD benefits bill
Union says as many as half of the FFs who fight fires on USFS land could resign if no permanent solution improves pay
Supporters of the new law believe it will improve recruitment and retention of volunteers
The law applies to those who got sick with the virus from March 9, 2020, through June 30, 2021 and assumes they contracted it because of work
The state could add retirement benefits, eligibility for state employee health insurance, tax benefits and training incentives
A council member was inspired by FF-medic Lt. Mark Quick who stopped to help at a car crash and was severely hurt
The denials are “insulting to the fire service and the sacrifice that those men and women have put in,” said Jared Willey, president of IAFF Local 772
Broward County leaders unanimously agreed to consider a future budget item