The Firehouse Lawyer Newsletter

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Today we take note of an extremely importance case clarifying management rights; take further notice that the Committee on Fire Service Organization and Deployment of the NFPA recently abandoned an attempt to adopt minimum national fire response standards; a FLSA update clarifying issues with comp time and the “salary basis” test; unemployment compensation and serious misconduct; and then we address the ability of fire commissioners to decrease the number of commissioners on the board. 01-0519978v01n05aug1997.pdf
Today the Firehouse Lawyer talks about the statutes providing for Regional Fire Authorities, and some of the basic concepts behind RFAs; we also talk about a case in which an employer's rule requiring firefighters to observe “laws and ordinances” reached to off-duty drug abuse by employees. 06-0720067v06n07jul2006.pdf
The DOL recently (this 2008) updated regulations regarding the "reasonable time" within which an employer may respond to a request for compensatory time; we also address contracts with independent contractors, changes in the unemployment-compensation rules, and a model policy on photos and videos at emergency scenes. 08-0920089v08n09sep2008.pdf
Today we consider special issues pertaining to medical records requests from attorneys and law enforcement; an important case relating to the necessary ballot-title language for levy lid lifts; an unemployment benefits case; and of course, our Safety Bill discusses body armor. 15-0920179September2017FINAL.pdf
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