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Forced OT
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We have 4 stations each with a crew of at least 3, a Capt., Operator & Firefighter on each shift. Each shift also has a Floating Capt. and Operator to cover vacations, sick leave, ect.. Well with…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by ditabsarkar Sep 18, 2012.

 

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Brian Wiswell replied to Mark Stevenson's discussion Forced OT
"The suggestion to check your labor agreement (if there is one) for staffing regulation(s) is a good one.  Your answer might be there.    Be careful what you ask for.  Overtime is over pay (more pay) – an opportunity to make…"
Jun 2, 2011
Adam Miceli replied to Mark Stevenson's discussion Forced OT
"First, I'd suggest toughing it out in the short term. Directly disobeying an order that doesn't present an immediate life or limb concern will likely get you successfully fired.    You were not clear what this new…"
Apr 25, 2011
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Forced OT

We have 4 stations each with a crew of at least 3, a Capt., Operator & Firefighter on each shift. Each shift also has a Floating Capt. and Operator to cover vacations, sick leave, ect.. Well with his newly implemented policy there are likely to be lots of people out at the same time and not enough body’s to cover the open slots. As it stands now there is a lot of OT and guys don’t want it anymore. They like the 24 / 48 schedule not a 48 /24 schedule. Sooner or later they will be forcing…See More
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Dec 2, 2010
John K. Murphy replied to Mark Stevenson's discussion Forced OT
"This may be a little long but you raise an important issue in your question. The department can do what it needs to do to ensure the department can deliver services safely. If you are in a bargaining unit, your contract should define the hours of…"
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Forced OT

We have 4 stations each with a crew of at least 3, a Capt., Operator & Firefighter on each shift. Each shift also has a Floating Capt. and Operator to cover vacations, sick leave, ect.. Well with his newly implemented policy there are likely to be lots of people out at the same time and not enough body’s to cover the open slots. As it stands now there is a lot of OT and guys don’t want it anymore. They like the 24 / 48 schedule not a 48 /24 schedule. Sooner or later they will be forcing…See More
Dec 1, 2010
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At 10:23pm on December 2, 2010, Bobby Halton said…
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You need to change your profile with your full first and last name, we are glad you have joined but we do not allow screen names. Please update your profile. Thanks Bobby
 
 
 

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