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Police and Fire Pension Passes In Final Reading, The Battle May Not Be Over CHATTANOOGA, TN – The Chattanooga City Council votes to approve the Fire and Police Pension Reform in a final reading, and they believe is a right step in the right direction.
Cumberland seeks Superior Court ruling on FOP contract vote CUMBERLAND, RI – Joseph Rodio, the attorney representing Cumberland in its standoff with unionized police officers, says the whole disagreement comes down to this:
DC Officers over 64 years old receive notice telling them to retire by end of June WASHINGTON D.C. – Police officers over 64 years old received a notice Thursday telling them they have to retire by June 30.
Baltimore County police ratify two-year contract BALTIMORE, MD – Members of the Baltimore County police union have overwhelmingly approved a new two-year contract.
Police union objects to shift changes MEDINA, OH – The union representing Medina police officers Monday rejected a fact-finder's recommendations for a new three-year contract.

Now city officials say both sides will go to binding arbitration.
Ansonia Police: Crossing Guards, Records Clerk Still On Chopping Block ANSONIA, CT – Police brass told Ansonia's tax board Monday (March 10) that if the budget passed by Aldermen last month goes into effect later this year, they'll have to lay off every crossing guard in the city.

The department would also lose a part-time records clerk, they said.
Bill Would Increase Penalty for Injuring, Killing K-9 Officers PENNSYLVANIA – A bill that would impart stiffer penalties for those who harm police dogs has been approved by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
Court says Montgomery County violated law in campaign to roll back police union rights MARYLAND – Montgomery County officials violated Maryland election law by using public funds and employees on county time to campaign in support of the 2012 ballot proposition that eliminated certain collective bargaining rights for police, a state circuit court judge has ruled.
Update: Sen. Evers, Fraternal Order of Police opposing FRS overhaul FLORIDA – Sen. Greg Evers, R-Baker, joined with members of the Fraternal Order of Police in a news conference today to speak out against a proposed overhaul to the Florida Retirement System.
Naperville police unfair labor complaint dismissed NAPERVILLE, IL – A not always pleasant, 3-year-old labor dispute that pitted the city of Naperville against its rank and file police officers has been settled in the city's favor.
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