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24-48 w/ 3 day and 6 day vacay question.

Hey Guys,   My department has run into a few problems lately with how the brass is treating us. We have a question that maybe some of you…

Started by Brandon Lane

0 Jun 22, 2014

Restricted from working based on BMI

The chief wants to restrict people from working based on body mass index >40. Is this legal or is weight a protected class by the ADA ?

Started by Mike Lynn

0 Feb 15, 2013

Evaluating Firefighter Performance

While I have had to formally evaluate people since I was first promoted, the importance of the process (or maybe the potential importance)…

Started by Ryland Kendrick

0 Feb 13, 2013

Expectation of privacy? Search warrents needed?

Three crew members from different shifts share a bunk room and store their personal and work stuff in them.  One of the members falls under…

Started by Larry Lasich

1 Aug 9, 2011
Reply by David "Chip" Comstock Jr.

Fire Departments and Control of Social Network sites

My fire department recently adopted a policy that appears to restrict all use of the District and Department names in any way on the intern…

Started by John Lottes

8 May 9, 2011
Reply by John Lottes


How would you word Bylaws to include your auxiliary members as part of the FD, so that they would be covered by insurance ?

Started by Linnea Cushman

1 Apr 20, 2011
Reply by Linda Gruber

What happens when...

you are asked to provide a document or presentation that describes the services and capabilities of your department to an insurance company…

Started by Larry Lasich

1 Nov 12, 2010
Reply by Larry Lasich


What are the thoughts on this issue? Thanks to FFCC for the story about FIREFIGHTER TERMINATED

Started by Brad Hoff

0 Mar 18, 2010

Non Union Departments

How do non union departments protect the firefighters from dismissal? Todd McKee

Started by Todd McKee

5 Oct 23, 2009
Reply by Brad Pinsky

Photos on web sites

Fire departments are increasingly posting photos (and videos) of fires, auto accidents and other significant (or interesting) incidents. Li…

Started by Steve Blackistone

0 Sep 5, 2009


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