Marin Firefighter News

Local news from Marin Professional Firefighters
Feb
07

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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Jan
31

Orange City Firefighters Protect Minimum Staffing Requirement

Orange City firefighters have reached agreement on a new contract that preserves minimum staffing requirements designed to protect citizen and firefighter safety.

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Jan
29

City of San Jose Plays Politics with Department Response Times

 Robert Sapien, president of San Jose Firefighters Local 230 explains how politics in San Jose are driving up crime rates and firefighter emergency response times.

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Jan
29

Divided San Bernardino Council Imposes Contracts

 On a divided vote, the San Bernardino City Council imposed contracts on unions representing firefighters and police officers. The city is pursuing bankruptcy protection, in part by forcing its employees to pay the freight for a history of mismanagement.

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Jan
25

LODD: CAL FIRE Battalion Chief Karen Jones Shubin

It is with great sadness that IAFF Local 2881 announces the passing of CAL FIRE Battalion Chief Karen Jones Shubin. Karen passed away peacefully at her Napa home on Jan. 23, 2013 after a two year battle with cancer.

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