Feds Hope New Wildland Firefighter Job Classifications Will Help With Retention

Dressed in ash-stained fire resistant yellow shirts and green pants – weighed down by heavy packs, hand tools and chainsaws – the thousands of federal employees who head out to the fireline every summer certainly look like firefighters. But their formal titles often are range or forestry technician. That’s changing – in a reform that […]

Police Captain Who Used ‘Derogatory’ Language Did Not Violate Policy

A Cincinnati police captain accused of using “derogatory language” on a phone call did not violate the department policy, according to a report from the city’s human resources department. Capt. Danita Pettis was the subject of an investigation launched in June after the recording was turned over to supervisors at the department. Continue reading at www.cincinnati.com