NYS Corrections Officers Vote Down Proposed Contract

Members of the union that represents state correction officers have voted down a contract the union tentatively agreed to with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration late last year. A final vote tally was not available. Members of the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association shot down a proposed contract that included 2 percent […]

D.C. Police Union Head Survives Recall Vote

WASHINGTON, DC – Gay D.C. Police Sgt. Matthew Mahl, who has served as head of the city’s police union since April 1, 2016, narrowly survived an effort by dissident union members to remove him from office in a recall election last week. Just 982 of the more than 3,600 officers, detectives, and sergeants that the […]

Cincinnati Police Union: Motorola Radios Still Failing

Cincinnati police radios are still failing despite city and police officials trying to resolve issues with Motorola since last summer, the police union president announced this week. In a story you saw first on FOX19 NOW, the police union last fall revealed serious problems with the radios. Transmissions were not understood at times or were […]

First Thursday, March 2017

Random Drug Testing For Corrections Employees Upheld, Washington v. Unified Government of Wyandotte County, Kansas, 2017 WL 474322 (10th Cir. 2017). ‘Last-Chance’ Agreement Means What It Says, Village of Fox Lake, FMCS 16-00391-1 (Jay Grenig 2016). Transfer Of Ambulance Services To Contractor Is Negotiable, Lockport Professional Firefighters, 49 PERB ¶ 4578 (NY PERB ALJ 2016). […]