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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!”
Gainesville officials hope the new work schedule will enhance first responders’ work-life balance and boost recruitment
The Department of Health select Falck to replace AMR, which has held the contract for 44 years
Peter Zisopoulos repeatedly stabbed Lt. Alison Russo-Elling as she walked from her station to a deli
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office is looking into the operations of a fire department that gets it’s named from the 1970s TV show “Emergency!”
Collective bargaining is being promoted as a recruitment, retention benefit for Portsmouth
Scottsdale Fire Fighters Association leader says the planned hospital would worsen a shortage of medical professionals
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
Union says the department only functions because personnel work additional 24-hour shifts each month
Hunter’s Ambulance employees have been without a contract since the end of 2021 and are at odds with Hartford HealthCare over wages and mandatory shifts
“We’re still having issues with the administration on calculations,” said Gary Firefighters Union 359 President Larry Tillman II
A Long Beach EMS provider fell asleep early Sunday while driving an ambulance to a call and crashed the rig into a power pole
26 unions voted against the move to remove traditional Medicare as an option
The DeSantis appointees also said they would help award death benefits to Lesly Dorminy, the widow of longtime Reedy Creek firefighter Lt. James Dorminy
IAFF Local 42 leaders said that other Kansas City FD employees had similar physical altercations with patients or residents and were not disciplined or terminated
Ron DeSantis signed the bill in a Reedy Creek fire station bay; local firefighters and EMS providers backed him and presented him with a ceremonial ax
“There was information withheld by those already on the scene which caused our members to handle things differently than they should have,” Thomas Malone said
Columbus Battalion Chief Richard Richardson’s occupational cancer death was followed by the losses of Firefighters Michael Calafatis and Gary D. Childers
Sen. Justin Ready said the delegation has no plans to introduce the legislation while Carroll County is forming the new Department of Fire and EMS