Tag Archives: contracting out

Fire Law Roundup for October 16, 2023

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for October 16, 2023, Brad and Curt discuss a Mississippi firefighter facing felony embezzlement charges for stealing from the firefighter’s association; a ruling from the 11th Circuit holding that a retired firefighter lacks ...

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Washington Union Seeks Injunction to Block Contracting Out

An IAFF local in Washington state has filed suit seeking an injunction to block a fire district from contracting out fire protection services to a neighboring city. Local 2878 has filed suit against King County Fire District #45 dba Duvall Fire alleging violations of the Public Employees’ Collective Bargaining Act and the Open Public Meetings Act.

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Lockport Sues Firefighters’ Union to Block Arbitration

The city of Lockport, New York and Lockport Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 963 have been locked in an ongoing battle the likes of which few other fire departments of its size have experienced. The contentious relationship has resulted in at least five lawsuits between the parties…. THIS YEAR ALONE!!!

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