New Orleans Firefighters In Court To Demand $75.5 Million In Back Pay

NEW ORLEANS, LA &#8211 Already struggling over how to pay a $17.5 million judgment to its firefighters’ pension fund, New Orleans could soon face another whopping bill, this one decades in the making. Attorneys for Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the city firefighters union are expected to square off Friday (July 25) in Civil District Court […]

Mayor Uses YouTube To Appeal To LAPD Officers On Contract Offer

Days after Los Angeles police union leaders threatened to bar city officials from meeting directly with union members, Mayor Eric Garcetti released a video on YouTube making his case for the city’s latest contract offer directly to officers. In the short YouTube video, Garcetti lauds Los Angeles Police Department officers for making “sacrifices” in past […]

Jury Awards $127k To Ex-Officer In Harassment Suit

BALTIMORE, MD &#8211 A federal jury awarded a former Maryland Transportation Authority Police officer $127,000 after she alleged that she was sexually harassed by an instructor at the agency’s police academy. The Daily Record reports that the jury on Thursday awarded Renee Basil money from the transportation authority police and from retired Officer Michael A. […]