Important Information

Update from President Edwards
09/09/2020

LVPOA 20TH ANNIVERSARY!!!
09/08/2020

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!!

ARBITRATION UPDATE FROM PRESIDENT EDWARDS 090620
09/07/2020

Contract and Arbitration info
09/05/2020

CBA contract ratification results
09/03/2020

Thank you to all members who voted for the 2019 contract ratification.

Public Safety Labor News

Q & A
09/01/2020

From Arizona:Question: I was wondering if you had any case law specific to masks and religion or anything you could point me to that predates the pandemic? Any help would be greatly appreciated.Answer: I’m unaware of any cases on masks and religion. From analogous cases, I can predict how such a cas

Budget Discussions Do Not Equal Negotiations
09/01/2020

In late 2012, the City of Portland, Oregon began its budget process for the 2013-14 fiscal year anticipating a shortfall. The City asked the Fire Bureau to develop its budget using a modified zero-based budget approach, requesting up to 90 percent of current appropriation levels with prioritized add

Labor Board Refuses To Sever Detectives From Sworn Unit
09/01/2020

On October 4, 2019, the St. Petersburg Police Officers’ Association, Inc. (POA) filed a petition seeking to represent a bargaining unit consisting of police detectives employed by the City of St. Petersburg, Florida. The detectives are currently represented by the Sun Coast Police Benevolent Associa