Phoenix Dispatchers’ Union Calls City Report On 911 Operator’s Death “Insulting”

Last week, the city of Phoenix released the findings of its months-long investigation into the death of Pamela Cooper, a 911 call operator who died in February following a grueling, 15-hour shift. The investigation, which was conducted by the city’s human resources department, was meant to bring answers for Cooper’s death. But its release has been met […]

Firefighters, Police Push Back Against Vaccine Mandate

RICHMOND, Va. — The unions representing some Richmond firefighters and police officers are pushing back against a COVID-19 vaccine mandate. City employees must be fully vaccinated or receive a medical or religious exemption by Oct. 1, but Wednesday is an initial deadline to submit documentation. Keith Andes, president of the Richmond Firefighters Association, Local 995 […]

Request By Unions To Block Tucson’s Employee Vaccine Mandate Rejected By Judge

The city of Tucson’s vaccine mandate for employees remains in effect after a group of labor unions sued the city over the policy. Pima County Superior Court Judge Richard Gordon denied the Tucson Police Officers Association, Tucson Fire Fighters Association and Communications Workers of America Local 7000’s request for a temporary restraining order that would pause the […]