Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 51: Safety Regulations for Firefighters

By: Jim Cline

Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 51:

Safety Regulations for Firefighters II

This article is the 51st in a multiple part series covering the rights your injured and disabled members have and how you, as a union or guild representative, can best assist them.  Over the several weeks and continuing for the next several weeks, we’ll be publishing, in various segments, information on how state and federal laws protect your members who are hurt or otherwise unable to work. We’ll cover topics including disability discrimination law, the FMLA, job protection rights under the CBA, workers compensation, disability benefits, and the right to bring a civil lawsuit.

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Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 50: Employee Safety Regulations

By: Jim Cline

Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 50:

Employee Safety Regulations

This article is the 50th in a multiple part series covering the rights your injured and disabled members have and how you, as a union or guild representative, can best assist them.  Over the past several weeks and continuing for the next several weeks, we have been and will be publishing, in various segments, information on how state and federal laws protect your members who are hurt or otherwise unable to work. Topics covered include disability discrimination law, the FMLA, job protection rights under the CBA, workers compensation, disability benefits, and the right to bring a civil lawsuit.

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Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 49: Coordinating Disability Benefits from Multiple Sources

By: Jim Cline

Representing the Injured or Disabled Member

Part 49: Coordinating Disability Benefits from Multiple Sources

This article is the 49th in a multiple part series covering the rights your injured and disabled members have and how you, as a union or guild representative, can best assist them.  Over the past several weeks and continuing for the next several weeks, we have been and will be publishing, in various segments, information on how state and federal laws protect your members who are hurt or otherwise unable to work. We will cover topics including disability discrimination law, the FMLA, job protection rights under the CBA, workers compensation, disability benefits, and the right to bring a civil lawsuit.

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Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 48: Federal Benefits for Public Safety Officers and the “Line of Duty” Limitation

By: Jim Cline and Erica Shelley Nelson

Representing the Injured or Disabled Member

Part 48: Federal Benefits for Public Safety Officers and the “Line of Duty” Limitation

This article is the 48th in a multiple part series covering the rights your injured and disabled members have and how you, as a union or guild representative, can best assist them.  Over the past several weeks and continuing for the next several weeks, we have been and will be publishing, in various segments, information on how state and federal laws protect your members who are hurt or otherwise unable to work. We will cover topics including disability discrimination law, the FMLA, job protection rights under the CBA, workers compensation, disability benefits, and the right to bring a civil lawsuit.

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Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 47: Scope of Who is Eligible for Federal Benefits for “Public Safety Officers” Under PSOBA

By: Jim Cline and Erica Shelley Nelson

Representing the Injured or Disabled Member

Part 47: Scope of Who is Eligible for Federal Benefits for “Public Safety Officers” Under PSOBA

This article is the 47th in a multiple part series covering the rights your injured and disabled members have and how you, as a union or guild representative, can best assist them.  Over the past several weeks and continuing for the next several weeks, we have been and will be publishing, in various segments, information on how state and federal laws protect your members who are hurt or otherwise unable to work. We will cover topics including disability discrimination law, the FMLA, job protection rights under the CBA, workers compensation, disability benefits, and the right to bring a civil lawsuit.

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Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 46: Federal Benefits for Public Safety Officers

By: Jim Cline and Erica Shelley Nelson

Representing the Injured or Disabled Member

Part 46: Federal Benefits for Public Safety Officers

This article is the 46th in a multiple part series covering the rights your injured and disabled members have and how you, as a union or guild representative, can best assist them.  Over the past several weeks and continuing for the next several weeks, we have been and will be publishing, in various segments, information on how state and federal laws protect your members who are hurt or otherwise unable to work. We will cover topics including disability discrimination law, the FMLA, job protection rights under the CBA, workers compensation, disability benefits, and the right to bring a civil lawsuit.

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Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 45: Disability Benefits under the CBA — Should they be Added to your Contract?

By: Jim Cline and Erica Shelley Nelson

Representing the Injured or Disabled Member

Part 45: Disability Benefits under the CBA — Should they be Added to your Contract?

This article is the 45th in a multiple part series covering the rights your injured and disabled members have and how you, as a union or guild representative, can best assist them.  Over the past several weeks and continuing for the next several weeks, we have been and will be publishing, in various segments, information on how state and federal laws protect your members who are hurt or otherwise unable to work. We will cover topics including disability discrimination law, the FMLA, job protection rights under the CBA, workers compensation, disability benefits, and the right to bring a civil lawsuit.

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Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 44: Other Forms of Insurance Benefits for the Injured Public Safety Employee

By: Jim Cline and Erica Shelley Nelson

Representing the Injured or Disabled Member

Part 44: Other Forms of Insurance Benefits for the Injured Public Safety Employee

This article is the 44th in a multiple part series covering the rights your injured and disabled members have and how you, as a union or guild representative, can best assist them.  Over the past several weeks and continuing for the next several weeks, we have been and will be publishing, in various segments, information on how state and federal laws protect your members who are hurt or otherwise unable to work. We will cover topics including disability discrimination law, the FMLA, job protection rights under the CBA, workers compensation, disability benefits, and the right to bring a civil lawsuit.

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Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 43: Social Security Benefits for the Injured Public Safety Employee

By: Jim Cline and Erica Shelley Nelson

Representing the Injured or Disabled Member

Part 43: Social Security Benefits for the Injured Public Safety Employee

This article is the 43rd in a multiple part series covering the rights your injured and disabled members have and how you, as a union or guild representative, can best assist them.  Over the past several weeks and continuing for the next several weeks, we have been and will be publishing, in various segments, information on how state and federal laws protect your members who are hurt or otherwise unable to work. We will cover topics including disability discrimination law, the FMLA, job protection rights under the CBA, workers compensation, disability benefits, and the right to bring a civil lawsuit.

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Indefinite Extension of Light-Duty not a Reasonable Accommodation for Florida Community Service Officer

By: Loyd Willaford and Mathias Deeg

In Frazier-White v. Gee, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit held that the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office did not commit disability discrimination when it refused a disabled Community Service Officer’s request for accommodation through indefinite light-duty.

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