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Reno Firefighters Sue to Block Layoffs

Reno Firefighters IAFF Local 731 have filed suit against the city of Reno in an effort to block layoffs planned for July 1. At issue is whether the city’s move to eliminate 33 positions violates the collective bargaining agreement. The ...

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Scranton Firefighters Challenge Layoff

A group of firefighters and police officers in Scranton, Pennsylvania, have filed suit to reverse a layoff decision that they claim violates a local ordinance. Mayor Chris Doherty ordered the layoffs on July 29, 2011 seeking to save roughly $212,000 ...

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