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Fire Pensions: Big Trouble in the UK (Part 2)

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It seems that David Cameron and his Coalition partner, Nick Clegg, wish to give UK firefighters a drubbing in the latest pension dust-up. Some Significant UK/NA Pension Differences UK and North American firefighter pensions are roughly comparable up to a point but then significant differences emerge.  UK firefighters operate under a tiered benefit system: the […]

Fire Pensions: Big Trouble in the UK (Part 1)

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United Kingdom public sector workers, including firefighters in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are engaged in a titanic national struggle with the “Coalition” government made up of the Conservative Party and Liberal Democrats. The Coalition is currently set on weakening pension benefits. (These Liberal Democrats are not the ones your mother warned you about, […]

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Perry Kaemmerling
Ethics: IAFF’s Schaitberger Under DOL Scrutiny
Mr. Lamar In regards to "Ethics", how did you come across this email address in which you are using to advertise your blog?
2014-08-20 23:36:49
Eric Lamar
Ethics: IAFF’s Schaitberger Under DOL Scrutiny
Laugh-out-loud. Whatever you say.
2014-08-20 22:44:24
Reg Verner
Ethics: IAFF’s Schaitberger Under DOL Scrutiny
I guess you helped me make my point! Martin Luther King jr. didn't wait nor would he stand silent to keep himself in good with other American leaders. His integrity stood strong and he did what was right especially in that moment!! your Johnny come lately tactics just aren't credible to me! I can't get…
2014-08-20 22:41:43
Eric Lamar
Ethics: IAFF’s Schaitberger Under DOL Scrutiny
I am comfortable with what I did while I was there, especially under the circumstances. Should Martin Luther King, Jr. have stopped speaking out when Bobby Kennedy or "cracker" southern democrats told him to hush up? I have no agenda other than transparency and now I am in a position to say that, whatever you…
2014-08-20 22:31:12
Reg Verner
Ethics: IAFF’s Schaitberger Under DOL Scrutiny
I guess my question is: Was the GP unethical when you worked for him? If so why didn't you come out to us in such a public forum while you were still serving your tenure? Was being LAUDED for your work so important to you that you forgot to tell the rest of us what…
2014-08-20 22:23:45
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