Meet Our New Mobile App. Labor Relations Information System is proud to introduce our new mobile app. Available on iOS and Android phones and tablets, our new app allows you to keep up with the latest from LRIS. The app currently includes the following features: Contact information for LRIS staff LRIS podcasts LRIS training videos […]

Palm Beach County Firefighters Drop Plan For Sales Tax Hike

PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL – Palm Beach County’s firefighters union dropped its push for a sales tax increase Thursday, bowing to pressure from county officials after months of jockeying over rival plans to pitch a sales tax hike to voters. The firefighters’ withdrawal simplifies what had been a high-stakes race to the ballot. County, school […]

San Jose Leaders Declare Unprecedented Crisis In Police Staffing

SAN JOSE, CA – Police and city leaders Thursday announced mandatory overtime and the possible cancellation of an academy for new officers in a department where they say recruitment and retention is still reeling from city efforts to reduce costly pensions. The announcement came a day after a taxpayer group launched a legal effort to […]

Deputies’ Union President Files Assault Complaint Against Sheriff

A sergeant with the Pima County Sheriff’s Department who also is head of the deputies’ union has filed an aggravated assault complaint against Sheriff Chris Nanos. Sgt. Kevin Kubitskey told Tucson police that he was assaulted by Nanos at about 10:30 p.m. on Feb. 26, according to a police report obtained by the Star through […]

Pittsburgh Police Union Elects New President

Pittsburgh’s police union Thursday night voted in a new president by a significant margin in an election dominated by police concerns both old and new. Police Officer Bob Swartzwelder, 51, will be sworn in as president of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 1 on March 17 after defeating incumbent Officer Howard McQuillan by […]