State To NH Troopers: Wash Your Own Shirts

CONCORD – New Hampshire state troopers are grieving an order that says the state will not pay to dry clean their shirts and blouses, regardless of whether they were donned on duty, if the shirts can be “laundered.” Members of the New Hampshire Troopers Association, which includes state police officers up to the rank of […]

Groveland Proves Why Police Needed A Union

GROVELAND, FL — The city of Groveland agreed Wednesday night to pay a former police corporal $53,600 to settle a claim that it wrongly fired her. Katherine Homelius was fired in January 2014 for allegations that included neglect of duty and insubordination. Shortly after her termination, Groveland police also filed a criminal complaint against her […]

Firefighters Used To Clean Up Human Waste; Union Says City Crossed A Line

NEW ORLEANS — Friday morning, the city conducted a thorough cleaning under the Pontchartrain Expressway. Officials said 43 homeless people have been placed in a shelter as a result of cleanup efforts under the bridge. However, the crew performing the cleanup, firefighters, said the city crossed a line. Friday, firefighters were under the Pontchartrain Expressway, […]

Union Won’t Help Firefighter Accused In Attack On Cabbie

SEATTLE — The Seattle firefighters’ union has dropped its support of former firefighter Scott Bullene in his effort to win his job back after being fired last year when he was charged with attacking homeless men. Scott Bullene, 46, was fired in August after he was charged with malicious harassment and assault, but was acquitted by […]