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HB100 Retirement Pension Tax Subtraction Modification
06/16/2017

Due to several requests we are putting this information out again and giving you the ability to read the law. On April 18, 2017 the Governor signed HB100.This bill gives retired officer’s 55 or older that live in Maryland a pension income tax subtraction modification in the amount of $15,000. We h

FOP89 FALLEN HEROE’S MEMORIAL BRICK’S
03/13/2017

FOP Lodge 89 is creating a Heroes’ Walk at our Fallen Heroes’ Memorial. You can now purchase a brick for the walk which can be engraved with a personalized message. See the link below for a copy of the brochure which has full details and ordering information.FOP89-Brick-BrochureTo go directly to t

Tax Subtraction for Active Officers
02/08/2017

Beginning January 1, 2016, “law enforcement officers” can claim an income tax subtraction modification for the first $5,000 of income earned if:The section below is taken directly from the Maryland State Comptroller Website. Frequently Asked Questions About Income TaxLink to section on website30. W

LEOSA date notifications
02/06/2017

The Range asked us to pass on that their will be an added LEOSA training on February 13 at 1500 hours. Also, the March 14th date is full. Time will be 1600 due to the change to Daylight Savings Time.Lt. Baden is waiting for OIT to get his desk phone set up so he can put a message on it, but at thi

Public Safety Labor News

Interview With Attorney and Author Ron DeLord
Marc Fuller, 03/12/2020

Will Aitchison interviews Ron DeLord, the founder of Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas (CLEAT). In addition to being an attorney and experienced contract negotiator, Ron is a published author and respected historian of the law enforcement labor movement.TimestampTopic 0:00Introduction.

Illinois Statute Only Requires Employer To Provide Lowest-Cost Health Plan To Disabled Employees
Will Aitchison, 02/29/2020

Terry Esser was a police officer with the City of Peoria, Illinois. In June and October 2013, Esser injured his back while at work. Esser eventually had surgery but was unable to return to work as a police officer.In September 2014, Esser filed an application with the pension board for line-of-duty

County Required To Arbitrate ‘Me-Too’ Grievance
Will Aitchison, 02/28/2020

The County of Rockland in New York and the Superior Officers Council of the Sheriff’s Corrections Officers Association of Rockland County are parties to a collective bargaining agreement that requires the members of the Association to be paid a certain percentage more than the rate of pay of the cor