do firefighters have good health insurance
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John Joseph Kennedy who is running for President as a write-in candidate will be in Seattle, WA this weekend. He was invited by Willie Nelson to attend the Farm Aid 2004 concert.
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ACCENT: Battleground Northern Ontario – ‘People like myself are getting hit hard’It’s a sprawling region where high unemployment, youth continually leave and one-industry communities — some successful, some not — are common. But it also has enough seats — 10 — to help give the Stephen Harper Conservatives their elusive majority government.[...]
Liberty wrestles with raisesLIBERTY – Trustees are looking at ways to save money after an arbitration ruling that requires them to provide wage increases to police and fire unions. It’s a situation at least one union official says was avoidable.
House angers unions with health-care planBOSTON — House leaders are siding with municipal managers and angering union leaders by endorsing a plan to allow cities and towns to change their health-insurance plans without union consent.
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EFR, firefighters union start contract talksAs Eastside Fire & Rescue union representatives and board members sit down to hammer out a new labor deal, firefighters point to the numerous concessions theyâve made in recent years in response to the economic recession. Board members, beholden to their own city and fire district budgets and wary of the increasing costs of fire service, [...]
Freeway Reopens After ShutdownA big-rig wreck in north Houston shuts down a freeway during part of the afternoon rush hour.
Dispatcher: My life is ‘lower middle class’A lot of boys play with fire trucks when theyâre little; most soon outgrow their fascination with fighting fires. For dispatcher Ken Gilbertie, the attraction never faded.
Fire consumes Hooksett homeA massive house fire at 36 Park Lane is finally dying down at about 11:30 a.m. Friday, nearly 90 minutes after firefighters were first called.
House, Senate pass retirement system reformsCompeting bills that reform the state’s public pension system passed the Senate and House on Wednesday, amid warnings from Democrats that some of the changes may be unconstitutional.
House panel OKs budget proposal; bargaining laws measure draws protestorsA two-year state budget that Republicans say keeps promises to voters, and that Democrats say inflicts needless pain, passed the House Finance Committee on Thursday. An 18-7 vote sent the $10.15 billion package for a vote by the full House next week. The late addition of a measure that will cut into collective bargaining laws drew more than 400 firefighters, police and others to the Capitol to …
In troubled times, a public job looks good – Times UnionThey typically receive better pensions, better health care insurance … firefighters to be able to retire after 20 years of service, although those jobs can be among the most demanding and dangerous. Some states are considering higher retirement ages or …
House angers unions with health-care plan – Sentinel & EnterpriseEd Kelly, of the Professional Firefighters … insurance, a threshold many communities have been unable to meet. Leominster Mayor Dean Mazzarella said he would like to reach a compromise with city unions on health-insurance costs but has been unable to do …
Mass. House Releases $30.4B 2012 Budget Plan – WBURâIf we do not rein in the cost of health care insurance,â he said, âwe will not have the number of teachers or the number of textbooks that our kids need in the classroom, nor will we have, quite frankly, the number of police officers or firefighters …
Report: Players from 16 NFL teams, including Dolphins, seeking high-risk lockout loans – Palm Beach Post (blog)Why do the … gives you health insuranceâ¦. I side more with the owners here but both sides are nothing more than a joke and have forgotten about what makes the NFL popularâ¦ that us the fans!!! Where is are lawyers and/or representation? Good article …
Florida Morning: State could end library funding, Charlie Crist hits the classroom – Florida Times-Unionly/e5TVNh SCOTT WANTS TO RESTORE FUNDING FOR DISABLED – âItâs real frustrating to come to office and within the first few months have to do an emergency order … along with health insurance company Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida and the …
Tallahassee Democrats Have Little Influence – The LedgerUnions, teachers, cops, firefighters, the middle class … then they should support removing insurance companies, and even charities who do the same thing. The bill’s Republican sponsor, Rep. Chris Dorworth of Lake Mary, praised Kriseman’s Libertarian …
Walker during Manitowoc visit: Benefit changes could go beyond proposal – Sheboygan Press.comThe vast majority of city workers already pay 10 percent of their health insurance premiums. Walker told reporters prior to taking a tour of the foundry that cities could have employees pay … “At what point do we stop fixing our budgets through …
Florida Morning: Florida Legislature passes budget, includes pay cuts for government employees – Florida Times-UnionBoth chambers would dock the paychecks of teachers, state workers and many local employees include police and firefighters … INSURANCE? THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE – “Republicans pushing for changes in the stateâs health insurance program for its employees …
Area school officials ponder the effects of Senate Bill 5 – Crescent-NewsThe controversial legislation was debated and protested for weeks by public employee union members including educators, firefighters … that also have an impact, and to my knowledge cannot be put on the referendum in November.” Health insurance premiums …
FRANK: Turning around their good fortune – North County TimesMelissa works as a home health aide for ComForCare Senior Services. Part of her job requires transporting people to appointments, a job her current vehicle was increasingly not up to. “I do have a car … registration, insurance and service for the …
3 residents, one firefighter taken to hospital in house blaze – Cliffviewpilot.com
3 residents, one firefighter taken to hospital in house blaze
EXCLUSIVE: Police in a North Jersey town have launched a bold letter-writing campaign urging state lawmakers to think twice before backing Gov. Christie's plans to cut police salary and pensions while hiking their health insurance costs — or face …
Calif. firefighters accept pension cut
Under the deal approved Thursday, which takes effect July 2, firefighters will pay the full 10.6 percent. Other concessions include taking smaller annual raises – 2.5 percent instead of 5 percent – and swapping a health-insurance benefit that counted …
Roger Fraser will receive 'a very nice pension' after nine years as Ann …
He also will be eligible for lifetime health insurance benefits. “Unfortunately I wasn't a firefighter,” Fraser told AnnArbor.com in an interview. “When I started here, one of the firefighters retired making more than I made as a city administrator. …
Fire saves man's life
The Union Leader
Congratulations to the UL for creating the new hatred. Yes you are culpable in this. You disgust me. Great job MFD. Now do the right thing and give back to the community. Re-open your contract and pay a higher deductable for your health insurance. …
Do public employees get a better deal? It depends
The Associated Press
They typically receive better pensions, better health care insurance deals and are much more likely to get retiree health benefits. They also receive other perks not typically matched in the private sector, such as more paid holidays and the ability to …
Mayor, firefighters agree on cuts
He said it included the areas of employee pension pickup, health insurance and sick leave sell-back benefits, health savings accounts and furlough hours. The mayor had proposed eliminating the city's pickup of employee pensions, sick leave sell-back …
Liberty wrestles with raises
Warren Tribune Chronicle
“Throughout this process, the township trustees refused to negotiate in good faith with the union,”Opsitnik said. “If the township would have negotiated in good faith, the fire union probably would not have gone to arbitration. …
Liberty firefighters, police get raises in new contracts
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