U.S. Top Court Rejects Worker Pay For Security-Screening Time

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a victory to employers over worker compensation, ruling that companies do not have to pay employees for the time they spend undergoing security checks at the end of their shifts in a case involving an Amazon.com Inc warehousing contractor. The court decided by a 9-0 vote that employees […]

Saginaw Implements ‘Hybrid Pension Plan’ For City Police Officers

SAGINAW, MI – Saginaw City Council on Monday, Dec. 8, approved a change to the pension plans provided to city police officers. The new “hybrid plan” adopted by City Council Monday is permitted under the new police officers’ union contract approved by Council on Nov. 10. Currently, Saginaw police officers are offered a “defined contribution” […]

Police Chief’s Status Blasted By Union

IRVINGTON, NJ –The head of the township’s police union unleashed scathing criticisms of township officials this week for allowing Police Chief Michael Chase to remain on the job despite misconduct allegations that remain unresolved more than two years after they surfaced. Maurice Gattison, president of the Irvington Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, said the department’s rank and […]

Corpus Christi Cancels Firefighters’ Contract

CORPUS CHRISTI – City officials are tired of stalled negotiations with the firefighters’ union continuing indefinitely with no signs of progress, so they’ve take a drastic step to move the process forward. City Council approved a resolution Tuesday to cancel the collective bargaining agreement between the city and its 414 employees covered by the contract. […]

Police Union Challenge Halts SJPD Body Camera Program

SAN JOSE, CA – The failure to charge police officers in two separate killings of unarmed black men has sparked protests across the country, and along with them, calls to outfit cops with body cameras. It’s with this backdrop that the San Jose Police Department received praise last week for 12 officers volunteering to wear […]