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President of the Austin EMS Association, Capt. Selena Xie is always looking for ways to elevate the EMS impact on the community
In this episode of Inside EMS, our co-hosts discuss cost of living concerns, EMS reimbursement and industry pay standards
Austin, Texas, EMTs and paramedics have every right to be frustrated with the city’s salary increase offer
Escambia County EMS union members say leadership has created an unsafe, toxic environment
Members of Cheshire County EMS voted to join Teamsters Local 633 in Manchester
Nurses from the Kapi’olani Medical Center for Women & Children held signs that said “Patients Before Profits” and “Safe Staffing Matters!”
EMTs and paramedics in an unofficial picket call for changes to working conditions
Court sides with jury that the city violated the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, owing millions to over 2,000 EMTs
Collective bargaining is being promoted as a recruitment, retention benefit for Portsmouth
Members of Teamsters Local 690 in Spokane County have reached a tentative agreement with Global Medical Response
The Uniformed EMS Officers Union says the “Supervising Emergency Medical Service Specialist” position carries lieutenant responsibilities with less pay
Union members in Spokane County are voting to strike if an agreement with AMR is not reached
EMS union president asked if the city government values speedy delivery of bagels over EMS saving lives
San Marcos Hays County EMS paramedics, EMTs vote to form a union
Mayor Adams’s plan gives app-based delivery workers $19.96 an hour, $1.02 more than an EMT’s starting pay