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2016 FLSA Roundup

Throughout 2016, the Fair Labor Standards Act continued to loom as one of the most important laws for fire departments. Here are the top 2016 FLSA for Fire Departments headlines, in rank order of importance:

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DOL’s New Overtime Rules

Today’s burning question: I heard a rumor that there are some new overtime rules coming out soon. Will these new rules have an impact on fire departments? Answer: That is a great question, and one I get asked a lot these days.

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The Year In Review – Top Fire Law Stories for 2015

It’s time to review the top Fire Law stories for 2015. There is no easy way to determine which stories were the most important this year, but Facebook gives us three pieces of information that offers some insights into which stories Fire Law readers think are most important based on three things: people reached, shares and likes.

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Charleston Firefighters Prevail in Overtime Dispute

The US District Court for the District of South Carolina handed down a ruling today finding that the City of Charleston violated the Fair Labor Standards Act in the manner in which it compensated its firefighters for overtime. The class action suit was filed by six Charleston firefighters in 2013 who alleged a variety of FLSA violations.

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Fire Service Court – FDIC 2014

The Fire Service Court, Chip Comstock, Brad Pinsky, John Murphy and yours truly, gave a live 30 minute web chat at FDIC today covering a range of topics, from cops arresting firefighters, firefighters arresting citizens, guns in the firehouse, public ...

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Fire Service Court Radio

Here is the latest edition of the Fire Service Court web radio show. Listen to internet radio with fireengineeringtalkradio on Blog Talk Radio

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Fire Law On-Line at Providence College

The Fire Science program at Providence College will be offering Fire Science 312 – Fire Law this fall as an on-line class. The course catalogue description is as follows: FRS 312 Fire Law3 creditsOverview of the legal issues closely associated ...

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