Many Police Officers Spurn Coronavirus Vaccines As Departments Avoid Mandates

Police officers were among the first front-line workers to gain priority access to coronavirus vaccines. But their vaccination rates are lower than or about the same as those of the general public, according to data made available by some of the nation’s largest law enforcement agencies. The reluctance of police to get the shots threatens […]

Prop. A Passes, Requires Arbitration Between Austin Firefighters’ Union, City If There’s A Dispute

AUSTIN (KXAN) — In the upcoming May election, locals voted to change how the Austin firefighters’ union negotiates. KXAN projects Proposition A to pass with 81% of voters supporting the measure with 76% of the votes in. The language states: Proposition A: Shall the City Charter be amended to give the Austin Firefighters Association, Local 975 of the International Association of Fire Fighters, the […]