City Firefighters Upset Over Police Retention Deal

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — In the wake of a police retention program approved by City of Poughkeepsie Common Council, firefighters are upset they haven’t been rewarded financially for not having a retention problem. Sal Mauro, union president, said morale has diminished since firefighters signed what they thought was a fair contract in April. He said has […]

Fire Union’s Lawsuit Says City Violated Its First Amendment Rights

Less than one month after the San Antonio Professional Firefighters Association won its legal battle against the City of San Antonio regarding its contract, the union filed its own suit Thursday alleging the City violated petition gatherers’ First Amendment rights earlier this year. The lawsuit says that while seeking signatures in designated “free speech areas” […]

Wichita Falls Police Association Questions City’s Pay Study

WICHITA FALLS, TX — The Wichita Falls Police Association is working to get its officers raises this budget season, and members are questioning a pay study done by the city. On average, a Wichita Falls Police Officer makes anywhere between $4,071 to $5,371 a month. That is lower than the state’s median average. How much […]