First Thursday, March 2018

Will talks about developments with the Cadillac Tax on high-cost health insurance plans and other ways congressional action is affecting public safety labor issues. He also addresses a question about whether mandatory homework during training is compensable under the FLSA, and discusses the following cases: Court Finds Fitness-For-Duty Evaluations Violate The ADA, Port Authority Police Benevolent Association, Inc. v. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, 2017 WL…

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First Thursday, February 2018

LRIS Podcast

This month’s cases include: Officer Cell Phone Search Case Heading To Trial, Port Authority PBA v. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, 2017 WL 4403310 (S.D.N.Y. 2017). Fire Captain Loses Beach Volleyball Case, DeCohen v. County of Los Angeles, 2018 WL 316864 (Cal. App. 2018). Change In Insurance Carrier Not Negotiable Without Substantial Changes In Benefits, City of Hartford and Hartford Police Union, 2017 WL 6813591 (CT.Dept.Lab….

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First Thursday, January 2018

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The effects of the Tax Cut and Reform Bill. Minimum Staffing For Police Not Negotiable In Illinois, Village of Maywood, 34 PERI ¶ 77 (Ill. LRB Gen. Counsel 2017). Taser Exposure Not Essential To Job Of Detective, Lewis v. City of Union City, 2017 WL 6397619 (11th Cir. 2017). ‘Ominous Context’ Of Interview Triggers Weingarten Rights, New York State Correctional Officers, 50 PERB ¶3037 (NY PERB 2017). Michigan’s Enhanced…

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First Thursday, December 2017

LRIS Podcast

This month’s First Thursday podcast is a week late because the podcast producer dropped the ball (sorry). We’re offering a prize to the first listener who can identify the classic television show theme music Will uses as his ring tone. This month’s podcast includes: What the new tax bill means for public safety agencies and labor organizations. Employer Must Negotiate With Union Before Recouping Overpayments, Teamsters Local 839 v….

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First Thursday, November 2017

LRIS Podcast

Will talks about the rising police wages in several large California cities and the following cases: Threats Made By Family Of Suspect Shot By Officer Do Not Amount To ‘Extraordinary Stress,’ Burt-Redding v. Town of Grand Chute, 2017 WL 3037553 (Wis. App. 2017) Lieutenant’s Speech, Not Membership In Group, Costs Him Job, Doggrell v. City of Anniston, 2017 WL 4340449 (N.D. Ala. 2017) Employer Must Bargain Before Changing Past…

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First Thursday, October 2017

LRIS Podcast

Will discusses the Supreme Court’s decision to hear a fair share case, what the ruling will likely be and how it will effect public safety employee unions. He also covers the Bureau of Labor Statistics new geographic area sample for the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and what it means when negotiating a new contract. (See https://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2016/article/the-2018-revision-of-the-CPI-geographic-sample.htm and https://www.bls.gov/cpi/geographic-revision-2018.htm.) The following cases are also covered: Arbitrator Criticizes City’s Reliance On…

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First Thursday, September 2017

LRIS Podcast

In this month’s podcast, Will discusses the the potential impact of the nominee to head Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division. He also talks about public perception of police misconduct and the role law enforcement organizations must play in the conversation. This month’s cases are: Highway Patrol’s Overbroad Policies Violate Free Speech Rights, Moonin v. Tice, 2017 WL 3598083 (9th Cir. 2017) Change In Firearm ‘Loaner’ Police Negotiable,…

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First Thursday, August 2017

LRIS Podcast

This month cases: Brady And The Privacy Of Personnel Records, Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs v. Superior Court, 2017 WL 2962901 (Cal. App. 2017) Bill Of Rights Requires Administrative Appeal After Final Disciplinary Decision Made, Morgado v. City and County of San Francisco, 2017 WL 2791413 (Cal. App. 2017) No Expectation Of Privacy During Raid Of Marijuana Dispensary, Santa Ana Police Officers Association v. City of Santa Ana,…

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First Thursday, July 2017

LRIS Podcast

In this month’s podcast: Deputies Terminated For ‘Spouse-Swapping,’ Coker v. Whittington, 2017 WL 2240300 (5th Cir. 2017) ‘Last Chance’ Agreements Under Civil Service Rules, Whitwer v. Civil Service Commission, 2017 WL 2491646 (Iowa 2017) Florida Civilian Review Board Lacks Authority To Subpoena Officers, D’Agastino v. City of Miami, 2017 WL 2687694 (Fla. 2017) Longevity/Performance Pay Need Not Be Included In California Retirement Calculations, DiCarlo v. County of Monterey, 2017…

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First Thursday, June 2017

In this month’s podcast: What Impact Will The AHCA Have On Public Safety Bargaining? Firefighters, Staffing, And Bargaining, City of Everett, 2017 WL 1423520 (Wash. PERC 2017) Divided Kansas Court Extends ‘Firefighter’s Rule’ To Police, Apodaca v. Willmore, 392 P.3d 529 (Kan. 2017) No First Amendment Protection For Safety Complaint Made Through Chain Of Command, Santiago v. New York & New Jersey Port Authority, 2017 WL 1437196 (3rd Cir….

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