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- Chattanooga, Tenn., Lawsuit Challenges Pension Reform. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;4/11/2014, Vol. 123 Issue F315, p1
The article reports that four retired Chattanooga, Tennessee firefighters have filed a lawsuit in the Chancery Court of Hamilton County against the elimination of the city's plan to implement pension reform measures. Topics discussed include the elimination of three percent of annual cost of...
- Washington, D.C. firefighters receive retroactive salary increase. // Fire Engineering;May98, Vol. 151 Issue 5, p38
Reports that a pay rise for uniformed District of Columbia firefighters was approved in the Fiscal Year 1998 District of Columbia Appropriation passed by the US Congress on November 19, 1997. Percentage of pay rise approved; Date of retroactivity of the pay adjustment.
- SF Firefighters Forgo Promised Raises. Roberts, Mary Rose // Fire Chief;Jun2010, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p10
The article reports on the agreement reached by firefighter union officials to forgo the 23% pay raise for firefighters and police officers under the memorandum of understanding negotiated in 2007 in San Francisco, California.
- A GOOD FIGHT--IN OT. // Editor & Publisher;1/20/2003, Vol. 136 Issue 3, p9
Editorial. Praises the 'The Bakersfield Californian' newspaper for investigating the controversy on the overtime pay of firemen in Kern County of San Joaquin Valley, California. Increase in overtime pay of firefighters; Information on the suit filed by the newspaper to release public records...
- Fires could burn Ore. policy limits. Ceniceros, Roberto // Business Insurance;8/12/2002, Vol. 36 Issue 32, p3
Focuses on the effects of firefighting costs on the forest fire insurance policy of Oregon. Citation of exceeding the budget's limitation; Possibility of losses in the industry; Shortage of funds for the wages of firefighters.
- Fast Facts. // Public Management (00333611);Aug2003, Vol. 85 Issue 7, p34
Reports on the results of the ICMA Police and Fire Personnel, Salaries, and Expenditures Survey conducted in 2002. Average entrance salaries; Average number of uniformed personnel for each department; Mean total departmental expenditures per capita.
- Fast facts. // Public Management (00333611);Jan94, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p27
Presents a list of police officers' and fire personnel's salaries and expenditures in the United States.
- HR divided over Prescott's plan to enforce settlement on firefighters. Nelson, Paul // Personnel Today;2/4/2003, p3
Focuses on the criticism of Great Britain's Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott plans to introduce legislation that will enforce settlement on firefighters, by fire service human resource (HR) professionals. Proposal offered by the government to Fire Brigades Union with regard to pay rise;...
- HOW WOULD A 24-HOUR PAY SYSTEM AFFECT SUPPRESSION COSTS? Gebert, Krista M.; Schuster, Ervin G.; Hesseln, Hayley // Fire Management Today;Spring2003, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p31
The severe 2000 and 2002 fire seasons in the U.S. highlighted the long term disruption in historic fire cycles and the increased risk of severe wildland fires. The authors examined whether a 24-hour pay system would help control the rising cost of fire suppression and improve firefighter safety....