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Public information officer: The firefighter should have worn “a uniform shirt or department-approved and issued t-shirt,” not one with a political message
Fire service legal expert Curt Varone explains why fire service discipline is so different than discipline in “cubicle world”
49 city employees who refused to respond are facing disciplinary action, including termination
Officials are using American Rescue Plan funds to pay a $250 vaccination incentive for full-time EMS employees
Chief Goldfeder weighs in on how to deal with underperforming firefighters who can cramp the style of the entire crew
Members of IAFF Local 2041 filed a lawsuit against the City of Chickasha for allegedly failing to pay firefighters the lawful rate for overtime hours
When implemented effectively, a peer support program can be one of the best resources for first responders to access help
The personal risks and magnitude of suffering with the pandemic are something no one should have to face alone
The East Fork Fire Protection District is one of Nevada’s largest combination fire and EMS agencies. Hear how their Battalion Chief led the department to integrate complex crew scheduling with human capital management and payroll in a unified cloud platform.
The new law provides for two types of leave for employees impacted by COVID-19
During this national emergency, EMS needs to find qualified caregivers to help maintain field response capabilities
Employees who raise the bar need to be pushed with special projects and recognized for their achievements
Chief Niles Ford said the city will recruit firefighter-EMTs, eliminating separate recruitment tracks