Buffalo Firefighter Claims Termination Violates Medical Marijuana Law

A Buffalo firefighter who was terminated after testing positive for marijuana a second time has filed suit claiming the city violated New York’s Compassionate Care Act. Scott Martin, a 12-year veteran of the department, was terminated on February 23, 2021 following a random drug test on February 5, 2021. Martin tested positive for a “marijuana […]

Nearly Half Of Philly’s Firefighters And Police Have Skipped COVID-19 Vaccines, Unions Say

Nearly half of Philadelphia’s fire and police workers are unvaccinated despite being eligible to receive the shot for months, according to unions representing both groups. Philadelphia Firefighters Local 22, which represents about 2,800 firefighters and EMTs, reported 51% of its members have been vaccinated. The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge Five reported 3,562 members have […]