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  • Ohio City Appeals Bargining for Part-time Firefighters

    The Akron Beacon Journal
    Posted: March 1st, 2014

    The suit claims the employment relations board was wrong when it determined the city was in violation of a collective bargaining agreement when it hired part-time, nonunion employees to cover fire department work.

  • Scuttlebutt 3/14

    Posted: March 1st, 2014

    NVFC, IAFC Encourage Departments to “Train Like You Fight” The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) have announced that “Train Like You Fight” will be the theme for the 2014 International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week. Fire departments are encouraged to suspend all...

  • LION Enters Agreement to Assist Firefighters in Developing Countries

    Press Release
    Posted: February 24th, 2014

    CHICAGO — LION and the International Fire Relief Mission have entered a new partnership to provide gear, tools and training to firefighters and emergency personnel in underserved communities around the world. The agreement, signed at LION’s Chicago TotalCare facility where in-service gear is inspected, cleaned and repaired, will increase cooperation between the world’s leading manufacturer of firefighting gear and the non-profit organization internationally known for its support of fire...