U.S. Orders Indiana City To Pay $672K In Back Overtime To Firefighters, EMS Providers

GARY, Ind. — The U.S. Department of Labor announced Tuesday it had ordered the city of Gary to pay $672,000 in overtime back pay owed to 172 firefighters and paramedics, according to a press release. “It’s good the city is paying the firefighters correctly, that when errors are made, it’s taken care of,” Gary Fire Chief Sean O’Donnell said Tuesday. Continue reading at […]

Longtime LA Firefighter Fired For Not Getting COVID-19 Vaccine

A longtime engineer with Los Angeles Fire Department says he got fired for not electing to take the coronavirus vaccine. “I love my job,” said Matt Mammone, now-former LA city firefighter. “I feel like I poured my heart into it. Promoted to rank of engineer. I got to drive the fire engine. Got to do a lot of […]