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Local 522 Mourns Passing of Burn Institute Founder

Sacramento Area Firefighters Local 522 is remembering the legacy of one of its own, whose profound impact extended well beyond his profession and his community.

Retired Local 522 member Cliff Haskell, who died at home in Sacramento Feb. 11, was the driving force behind the creation of the Firefighters Burn Institute. The Institute –...

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San Bernardino Firefighters and Police Seek to Sue City

San Bernardino's police and firefighters unions will ask a judge later this week to let them sue the bankrupt city over pay and benefit cuts, arguing that officials have abused bankruptcy laws to impose concessions on safety workers.

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San Diego Pension Initiative Shot Down by PERB

The California Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) provided San Diego firefighters and other public workers with a major victory this week. In an exhaustive and well-documented decision, the PERB's chief administrative law judge ruled that San Diego's pension-slashing Measure B violated state collective bargaining law. 

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CPF Backs Effort to Remove Cancer-Causing Toxins From Flame Retardants

The Brown Administration has released a new draft fire safety standard that could eventually lead to the removal of cancer-causing chemicals from flame retardants used in furniture.

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CFFJAC's 2013 Firefighter Career Expos

Sponsored by the CFFJAC's Commission to Recruit Women for the Fire Service, the Career Expos provide a unique opportunity to spend a day with firefighters and find out if a career in the fire service is right for you.

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