Unvaccinated NYPD Officers Must Wear Masks Or Face Discipline

The New York City Police Department said members of its force who are not vaccinated against Covid-19 are required to wear masks on duty or face discipline. “As per Mayoral Executive Order 74, members of the service who wish to remove their face coverings in the workplace must be fully vaccinated and provide proof of […]

CA Firefighters Union Challenges State’s Vaccine Rules

Two more California state worker unions have filed objections to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s order requiring all employees to prove they’re vaccinated or to wear a mask and submit to regular COVID-19 testing. CAL FIRE Local 2881, which represents about 6,000 state firefighters, filed an unfair labor practice charge with the Public Employment Relations Board this week, becoming at least […]

Federal Judge Denies Request For Injunction, Independent Review In Firefighter’s Lawsuit

Afederal judge Monday denied a Lincoln firefighter’s request to order the city of Lincoln to initiate disciplinary proceedings against a fire captain and prohibit him from being sent to fires while it’s being conducted. Amanda Benson’s attorney, Kelly Brandon, said despite multiple complaints from Benson about Capt. Shawn Mahler’s conduct over the past several years, the […]