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Union Strong Episode 94: Protecting Firefighting Services

New York State AFL-CIO
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An executive budget proposal aimed at improving the recruitment and retention of volunteer firefighters may have good intentions, but could have unintended consequences that jeopardize public safety.

On the latest Union Strong podcast, Sam Fresina, President of the New York State Professional Firefighters Association explains why paying volunteer firefighters a “nominal fee” is a bad idea. 

See the NYS AFL-CIO oppose memo.