Tag Archives: St. Paul Fire Department

St. Paul Firefighters Get Restraining Order Against Vaccine Mandate

St. Paul Firefighters, IAFF Local 21 has obtained a temporary restraining order against the city’s enforcement of its vaccine mandate. The firefighters’ lawsuit, similar to one filed by the union representing St. Paul police officers, contends that enforcement of the vaccine mandate violates the state’s collective bargaining laws.

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St. Paul District Chief Claims He Was Forced Out for Whistleblowing

A district chief who was assigned to the St. Paul Fire Department’s training academy until he retired last December, has filed suit in federal court claiming he was retaliated and constructively terminated. District Chief Jovan Palmieri filed suit yesterday in US District Court for the District of Minneapolis.

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St. Paul Investigating Sick Leave Abuse

Officials in St. Paul are investigating whether three officers misused their sick leave, costing the city ten of thousands of dollars. ABC Channel 5 is reporting that the three “are under investigation for allegedly defrauding the department of sick pay.”

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