First Thursday, September 2014

Each month, Will Aitchison discusses recent news stories, legal decisions and economic developments that impact public safety employees and employers, union and management representatives, and attorneys involved with public safety labor and employment law.

Featured in this month’s podcast:

  • The looming crisis in police recruitment
  • Illinois post-retirement health insurance constitutionally protected – Kanerva v. Weems, 2014 IL 115811 (Ill. 2014)
  • Philadelphia’s long-standing ban on police PAC contributions struck down – Lodge No. 5 of the Fraternal Order of Police v. City of Philadelphia, 2014 WL 4056694 (3rd Cir. 2014)
  • California Bill of Rights limitations statute begins running before officer is identified – Pedro v. City of Los Angeles, 2014 WL 4181813 (Cal. App. 2014)
  • LAPD officer wins $2.8 million in retaliation suit – Torres v. City of Los Angeles, 2014 WL 4235967 (Cal. App. 2014)
  • Civilian employee loses ‘equal pay for equal work’ lawsuit – Viana v. Knight, 2014 WL 4101700 (M.D. Fla. 2014)

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