Albuquerque PD Growth Shaking Up Other Police Departments

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Albuquerque police plan to poach more than 60 officers from other law enforcement agencies in the coming months as part of an effort to grow the size of the department by 100 officers in the current fiscal year. New Mexico’s biggest police department is expecting to grow from a current force of […]

Drinking Calfire Firefighters Will Get Their Jobs Back

Most of the 17 California state firefighters who were fired last year because they drank alcohol during a training academy will return to work in 2018, according to Cal Fire and their union. Cal Fire in April had announced that the 17 would be dismissed from state service because they drank in the evenings during […]

Another Union Goes To Court Over Mayor’s Plan To Cut Retiree Health Care Costs

AKRON, OH — A second union of city employees is advancing a complaint over an administrative decision to trim health care costs by making retirees and their families pay more. The recommendation to cut legacy health care costs, which were projected at the time to double to $11 million by 2026, was made at the […]