City Police Union Overwhelmingly Rejects Contract Proposal

ALBUQUERQUE, NM &#8211 The Albuquerque police union overwhelmingly rejected a proposed contract that would have partially restored a pay cut imposed by Mayor Richard Berry at the beginning of his first term, sending negotiators back to the table and rebuking the first attempt in several years at ratifying a new contract for police officers. Of […]

Police Chief Resigning After No-Confidence Vote

LAKELAND, FL &#8211 Lakeland Police Chief Lisa Womack has announced she is resigning May 1. The announcement comes the same week a majority of officers and other employees of LPD voted that they have no confidence in Womack’s leadership. The total tally was 152 to 123. In a letter to City Manager Doug Thomas, Womack […]

Fort Worth Firefighters Union Sues City Over Changes To Pension Plan

FORT WORTH, TX &#8211 The union representing more than 500 Fort Worth firefighters has sued the city to protect their members’ pension plan. The suit, filed Wednesday in Tarrant County District Court, says the city offered a contract that was shot down by every member of the Fort Worth Professional Firefighters Association and refused to […]