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Illinois Village Reverses Course on Privatizing Fire Department

Elected officials in an Illinois village that took its taxpayers and firefighters on a three year $800,000 legal journey to privatize the fire department only to lose at every turn, have agreed to give up the fight. Mayor Hubert Hermanek, Jr. has announced that the Village of North Riverside will stop pursuing privatizing its firefighting protection services

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North Kingstown Firefighters Prevail Again

There has been another decision favoring the North Kingstown Firefighters, IAFF Local 1651 in the contentious battle with town over switching from a four-shift 42 hour work-week to a three-shift fifty-six hour work-week without negotiating or compensating them for the ...

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Omaha Firefighters Lose Bad Faith Bargaining Claim

The Nebraska Commission of Industrial Relations has ruled that the city of Omaha did not commit an unfair labor practice in bargaining with its firefighters. IAFF Local 385 filed a complaint with the Commission last August accusing the city of bargaining ...

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