Judge Rules Against San Bernardino Firefighter Appeals In Bankruptcy

A U.S. District Court judge on Thursday slapped down what he called “a trilogy of merit-less appeals” that the San Bernardino firefighters union had made seeking reversals of bankruptcy court decisions against them. The three opinions by Judge Otis D. Wright II affirm rulings that favored the city at firefighters’ expense — and they do […]

Minnesota Firefighters Decry ‘Slow Death’ Of Flame Retardant Bill

Firefighters from across the state gathered in the State Capitol hallways Monday to decry the “slow death” of their bill to phase out what they say are cancer-causing flame retardants from household furniture and other goods. Representatives from the Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters Union went so far as to light a couch aflame last week […]