Chicago Police Union Arbitration Deal Voted Down By City Council

CHICAGO — Tensions rose once again between city hall and the Chicago police union after the city council rejected a controversial police arbitration provision of the new union contract. By voting no, Chicago alderpeople voted to reject the ordinance that includes a provision providing police with the right to arbitration behind closed doors under certain […]

Recent Fires/Crashes Validate Staff Concerns: Southington FD Union

SOUTHINGTON, CT — The local firefighters union said Thursday a recent stretch of fires/crashes shows why staffing levels at the Southington Fire Department are a problem. And, while members of Southington Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 2033 still work without a contract, they said the recent spate of activity is proof their concerns are valid. Continue […]