NY Dept. Will ‘Elevate’ Firefighters to Officers During Emergencies

WATERTOWN, NY – A new procedure went into effect last week that’s designed to make sure the fire department has adequate supervision during fires and other serious incidents. Fire Chief Dale C. Herman said that battalion chiefs now have the ability to “elevate” firefighters to the role as captains on an as needed basis. The […]

Police Officers Win Pregnancy Discrimination Case

The City of Florence’s settlement of a discrimination lawsuit filed by two female police officers has sent a clear signal to employers across the nation to treat pregnant employees fairly, women’s rights advocates told The Enquirer. Florence Police Officers Lyndi Trischler and Samantha Riley became pregnant in 2014 and wanted to switch to light-duty during […]