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D.C. Police, Firefighters Unions Outraged after Ambulance Wait

The unions are lashing out at what they call inexcusably long response times for ambulances for an officer who sustained serious injuries in a hit-and-run.

Posted Thursday, March 7, 2013

California Paramedic Expansion Encounters Opposition

Orange County firefighters' union voices opposition towards medical director’s efforts.

Posted Monday, January 7, 2013

AMR Closes Massachusetts Operation

Failed union negotiations lead to consolidation and position cuts.

Posted Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Scranton Mayor Slashes Public Workers’ Salaries to Minimum Wage

City faces a $16.8M budget deficit as cut drops pay to poverty level.

Posted Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Philadelphia FD Medics Win Collective Bargaining Rights

Panel said the paramedics and firefighters perform interrelated duties.

Posted Thursday, January 19, 2012

More Than 450 Calif. Paramedics, EMTs Unionize

Employees of American Medical Response in Redlands and Rancho Cucamonga voted to unionize by a margin of better than 3-to-1.

Posted Tuesday, July 19, 2011

New Jersey Hospital Begins Outsourcing Ambulance Transport Service

Union rep said the matter will end up in court.

Posted Friday, April 29, 2011

For-Profit EMS and the Battle Over 911 EMS Response

Leaders of this growing industry face an unusual business obstacle: Firefighters.

Posted Monday, April 18, 2011

Officials Change Course in Case of Injured Massachusetts Firefighter/Paramedic

Selectmen abandon their efforts to change Firefighter Newcomb's benefits.

Posted Tuesday, March 29, 2011


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