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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Tennessee BC Suspended Over Sexting

A battalion chief with the Bradley County Fire Department has received a 2 day suspension for allegedly sexting a female co-worker while on duty. Battalion Chief Don Tankersley, who was promoted last December, will be prohibited from carrying a personal ...

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Orange County Haircutting Hazing

A year long investigation into a haircutting hazing incident in Orange County, California has concluded with the announcement that 13 firefighters have been disciplined. The story began in April of 2012 when a group of firefighter recruits in uniform went ...

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Court Vacates Camden Arbitration Award

Camden Firefighters, IAFF Local 788 suffered a setback today when a New Jersey Appellate Division Court vacated an interest arbitration ruling that granted them modest pay raises in four of the five years covered by the award. The problem: the ...

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SC and MA YCMTSU Cases

Two employment related cases on the East Coast are in the headlines, and while we don’t have much in the way of details on either one they certainly appear to be YCMTSU cases worth following. In Simpsonville, South Carolina, the ...

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Fairfax County Lt. Named Worst Boss in US

The results of 2012 America’s Worst Bosses competition have been released, and the winner is a fire lieutenant from Fairfax County Fire Rescue in Virginia. Lt. Timothy Young topped a field of 49 other bad bosses in eBossWatch’s annual review. ...

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