Category: Public Safety Labor Insights

And Then There Were Two

There’s a deal in the long-running negotiations between New York City and the union representing rank-and-file firefighters. You can find the details here. The gist of it is 11% spread over

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A Real Blast From The Past

Really? A 67-year old former Baltimore police officer performing in “blackface” as a fundraiser for the Baltimore officers charged in the Freddie Grey case? Against the wishes of everyone involved, including

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NYPD Staffing

So, in a significant about-face from Mayor Bill de Blasio, New York City is going to hire 1,300 new officers. One question. If this trend continued, where will the new

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The Tests Of True Leadership

If we can all agree on something about the situation in Baltimore, it’s that the City is in desperate need of strong leadership. The Mayor of Baltimore is Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.

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