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Ethics: IAFF’s Schaitberger Under DOL Scrutiny

2010 Reporting at Issue IAFF General President Harold Schaitberger has attracted the attention of the United States Department of Labor (USDOL)  regarding his handling of financial disclosure requirements. According to USDOL, they ” require public disclosure of certain financial transactions and financial interests of labor organization officers and employees and their spouses and minor children. ...more

And You Call Yourself Professional…

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Watching a video today, I saw what was intended to illustrate that sometimes the people recording the video get a little too close.  The proximity of the videographer to the situation was MUCH too close.  As a photographer myself, I understand the shooter is more likely focusing on the picture and not on what is happening around them.   They had real ...more

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Thank you for indulging my tendency to be a wise ass when something is bugging me rather than simply coming right out and saying it. If you use Facebook as your success meter and the “likes” and “shares” generated by it as justification for your words then the post “EMS staffed by Nurses” was a ...more

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Ethics: IAFF's Schaitberger Under DOL Scrutiny

Ethics: IAFF's Schaitberger Under DOL Scrutiny
2010 Reporting at Issue Harold Schaitberger IAFF General President Harold Schaitberger has attracted the attention of the United States Department of Labor (USDOL)  regarding his handling of financial disclosure requirements. According to ...more

And You Call Yourself Professional...

And You Call Yourself Professional...
Watching a video today, I saw what was intended to illustrate that sometimes the people recording the video get a little too close.  The proximity of the videographer to the situation was MUCH too close.  As ...more

The Impact of a Weak Link

No matter how hard leaders try, communicate, persevere and motivate there will be persons who don't fit and therefore: Not everyone will take the journey. Not everyone should take the journey. Not everyone ...more

Adrenaline Junky

Adrenaline Junky
Thank you for indulging my tendency to be a wise ass when something is bugging me rather than simply coming right out and saying it. If you use Facebook as ...more

Manhattan Working: Videos, Audio from Box 1568, Numerous Calls

Manhattan Working: Videos, Audio from Box 1568, Numerous Calls
"Battalion one-six, we've got reports of people jumping out windows," Box 1568 was transmitted for the reported fire in a multiple dwelling on 18 August 2014. Multiple calls reported fire also ...more

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