Private Oregon Firefighting Company Fined $180K After US Dept. Of Labor Investigation

The federal agency said dozens of firefighters earned a flat rate between $200 and $250 a day regardless of frequent overtime. Backpay checks will range from $101 to $14,000. A private firefighting company in northeastern Oregon will have to pay $180,000 following a U.S. Department of Labor investigation. KL Farms, also known as Fire LLC, […]

Most People Who Want To Join The Rochester Police Can’t Pass The Fitness Test

As the Rochester Police Department looks to boost its roster of officers, it has run into an obstacle: The vast majority of recruits have failed the agency’s physical agility test. During a Rochester City Council meeting, Chief David Smith said that over the past year, 800 people applied to become Rochester police officers. The department […]