State Moves To Change Atlantic City Police Contracts

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — The state moved to unilaterally change union contracts for the city’s police officers even as it awaits a ruling on whether it can proceed with similar cuts to the city’s firefighters. The state’s plan cuts salaries, eliminates some benefits and changes the officers’ health care plan, according to letters sent to […]

Ohio Fire Union Criticizes Lowering Of Firefighter Exam Passing Grade

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — Fire union officials expressed their concern after the city of Springfield lowered the passing grade for the firefighter exam. The Springfield Fire Division’s written exam minimum passing score has been lowered from 70 to 66, a move that has drawn criticism from the fire union. “Having the standard lowered diminishes the quality […]