Scranton Mayor Chris Doherty on Monday unveiled a $75.5 million 2011 budget proposal that calls for the elimination of 69 positions, a plan he hopes will lead the city out of distressed status in three years
LA fire stations could begin 'brownouts' Fire chief says closures will start on Nov. 21 unless new contract with city is approved
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Fire Department never implemented a staffing plan ordered by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa six weeks ago to boost the department's front-line firefighting ranks and is now threatening to again reduce service citywide in an effort to influence an upcoming union vote.
Talk of outsourcing fire service concerns Big Bear Lake firefighters union
San Bernardino Sun, San Bernardino, CA
Posted: 11/12/2010 03:18:40 PM PST
BIG BEAR LAKE - The firefighters union is concerned some members could lose their job, have it changed or be forced to work in another area if the city goes forward with the idea of outsourcing or merging with another fire agency, a union representative says.
NORTH HAMPTON — Approximately 20 representatives of the town's police, fire and teacher unions gathered Monday to voice their dissatisfaction with — and anger at — the Local Government Center over what might be the misuse and redirection of health benefit dollars to the organization's internal operations.
LONDONDERRY – Four firefighters in protective hazmat gear and orange galoshes amble down the narrow wooden staircase into the dimly lighted basement of an abandoned furniture store looking for trouble.