Philadelphia Police Union Wins $8M Settlement In Overtime Dispute

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Philadelphia’s police union just won a first of its kind case. At issue: Is being required to check your phone or email considered being “on call”? The union just won a roughly $8 million settlement with the City of Philadelphia. For each officer that will mean roughly $1,300 in compensation. They argued […]

Santa Fe Police Union Head Placed On Desk Duty Over Facebook Posts

SANTA FE, NM — The head of the Santa Fe police union has been put on desk duty after new information emerged during an internal investigation into rancorous Facebook posts he shared earlier this year, Police Chief Patrick Gallagher said Wednesday. Sgt. Troy Baker came under internal investigation in February when the Santa Fe Reporter […]