Labor Disclosure Ordinance In Orange County CA Passes Amid Heated Debate

ORANGE COUNTY, CA &#8211 Orange County supervisors on Tuesday approved a new ordinance they say will increase public scrutiny of labor deals, amid fierce criticism from union leaders that the measure unfairly singles out employees and ignores billions of dollars in private-sector contracts. The unanimous 5-0 decision sets up a major confrontation between labor and […]

NJ Governor Signs Arbitration Cap On Raises For Police, Firefighter Unions

A cap on raises police and firefighter unions can get in certain contract disputes is now law – again. The 2-percent limit on raises first became law in 2010 as part of the state’s effort to limit the growth of property taxes. The law expired this year at the end of March. TRENTON, NJ &#8211 […]

Disastrous Management Study Leads To Termination Of Police Chief

PALESTINE, TX &#8211 The City of Palestine has fired their police chief after two weeks of heated debate. A management done by the Texas Municipal Police Association revealed that no a single officer thought chief Robert Herbert was fit to be a leader. The Texas Municipal Police Association said Herbert had the lowest management survey […]

Memphis Fire, Police Unions Say Health Insurance Lawsuit Is Coming

MEMPHIS, TN &#8211 The leaders of the Memphis police and fire unions say they will sue the city over changes in employee health insurance approved this month and are prepared to add pension changes to the litigation if the council approves those changes next month. “From my point of view, the administration has left us […]

D.C. Police Union Launches Website to map crime

WASHINGTON, DC &#8211 The D.C. police union has unveiled an online crime map on their website, meant to provide users with a new resource to monitor crime in city neighborhoods. The crime mapping technology is similar to a tool the Metropolitan Police Department already offers on their website, but information from the union’s mapping system […]