Controversial Police Chief Who Resigned To Get $284,000 For Unused Time

UNION CITY, NJ &#8211 Former Union City Police Chief Charles Everett, who resigned after allegations that he was paid for “no-show” and “low-show” off-duty security details, will receive $284,000 from the city for unused vacation, sick time and comp time, Union City officials said. Everett was hired as a Union City police officer in 1976 […]

Alaska Court Finds Union-Member Privilege

Russell Peterson began working for the Alaska Department of Labor in 2007. He became a member of the Alaska State Employees Association (ASEA). In 2009 he requested service time credit for a previous period of employment with the State; while investigating his request the State discovered Peterson’s 2007 job application did not disclose a previous […]

Firefighter Applicant On Military Duty Must Be Placed Atop Special Hiring List

On December 14, 2002, Robert Woods took an open competitive civil service examination to become a firefighter with the New York City Fire Department. One of the qualifications to be a firefighter is that a candidate, by the date of appointment, must have successfully completed 30 semester credits from an accredited college or university or […]