Fire Chief Seeks Performance Evaluations

by Allan Appel | Jan 16, 2018 2:08 pm | Comments (8)

Firefighter Timothy Borer passed all the required tests and assessments, so he was promoted and sworn in Tuesday to become a fire inspector.

However, as long as he stays in that position, there will be no formal annual review of his work to help him improve at the job. Neither the department nor the firefighters’ union contract requires one.

Fire Chief John Alston, Jr. wants to change all that. By going first.

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Press Re-Set?

by Paul Bass | Oct 23, 2017 2:35 pm | Comments (9)

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In a test of whether labor relations might change at City Hall, Mayor Toni Harp and the newly elected president of city government’s management and professional union promised Monday to take a fresh look at a dispute on which both sides have deadlocked for years.

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