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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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Public Pension 'Reformers' Use Workers as Scapegoats

Using teachers, police officers, firefighters, and garbage truck drivers as scapegoats for budget shortfalls, the so-called “reformers” who want to overhaul public employees’ pensions are playing a game in which "If you feel like you’re losing, you change the rules."

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