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Bereavement Leave Not Limited to Day of Funeral

A firefighter for the City of Medford, Massachusetts Fire Department was scheduled to work a 24-hour shift on a Tuesday. The firefighter applied to take a day of bereavement leave after the death of h...


A Roundup of Free Speech Cases

Reverberations from the Supreme Court’s decision in Garcetti v. Ceballos, 547 U.S. 410 (2006) continue to be felt in the area of the free speech rights of public employees. A series of recent cases ...





The Legislative Director’s Chair Part 1

by Kenneth E. Grabowski State Representative Richard LeBlanc (D-Westland), upon the request of POAM, has introduced H.B. 5796. This Bill will protect a union agent who has a representative relationshi...

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