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Why EMT Sign-On Bonuses Are Destroying Your Team Culture

Are sign-on bonuses a good idea? The reality is, they’re not, according to Royal Ambulance.
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Personal Protective Equipment for Emergency Medical Services; Research and System Needs

Exceptionally high rates of occupational fatality and injury rates among paramedicine clinicians indicates EMS-specific risk reduction research is desperately needed.
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At Last! FDNY EMS Getting Pay Raise

FDNY EMTs, Paramedics and Fire Inspectors work schedules will now more closely model that of the FDNY Firefighters and NYPD Officers.
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FDNY EMS Workers Want Bonuses or Raises, Not Parade for Pandemic Work

There’s no joy among city EMTs and paramedics over Mayor Bill de Blasio’s COVID-19 heroes ticker tape parade next week.
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EMS Professionals Sue for Pay and Work Violations

Out-of-state EMTs and paramedics who answered the call to work in New York City during the height of the coronavirus pandemic are suing a private ambulance operator for pay they say they were promised but never received.

The EMS Today Show: FDNY EMS Inequity Must be Corrected!

A.J. Heightman speaks to Anthony Almojera, a 13-year veteran lieutenant paramedic with FDNY EMS and the vice president of Local 3621, the FDNY EMS Officers' union representing lieutenants and captains.

NYC Council Backs EMS Pay Parity

The New York City Council backed a plan for underpaid emergency medical technicians to earn as much as police and firefighters.

Paramedicine Strategic Planning

Immediate action must be taken so that paramedicine agencies will be sufficiently supported for the second COVID-19 wave and beyond.

FDNY EMS Union Calls for More Pay

New York City's EMTs and paramedics called for fair pay among all first responders at a City Council hearing on Tuesday.