Tag Archives: reinstatement

Arbitrator Reinstates Omaha Union President

An arbitrator has ordered the reinstatement of Omaha Firefighters IAFF Local 385 President Steve LeClair. LeClair had been terminated earlier this year following an off-duty incident. The arbitrator found that the city lacked just cause to terminate LeClair, while acknowledging his conduct warranted some discipline.

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FDNY Firefighter Seeks Reinstatement

An FDNY firefighter who resigned in 2013 after failing a random drug test is suing to get his job back, and he is citing the city’s reinstatement of a fire commissioner’s son as precedence. Glen Merkitch filed suit yesterday in Brooklyn requesting that the Kings County Supreme Court order his reinstatement. The complaint references the reinstatement of Joseph Cassano to the EMS division earlier this year

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NH Fire Chief Reinstated Despite Ruling

In a move that took many by surprise, the New Hampshire fire chief who lost his bid in court to retain his position, has been reinstated as fire chief. On Monday, Board of Selectmen of the Town of New Durham voted 2-1 to reappoint Peter Varney as fire chief. Chief Varney was removed back in 2014 without notice or a hearing.

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New Jersey Chief Removed and Reappointed

Today’s burning question: I am the chief of a volunteer fire company. The local council is not happy with me… it's a long and ugly story going back years. They just can’t seem to understand that they are part of ...

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