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Columbus, firefighters union at odds over - light duty'

There are 4 comments on the The Columbus Dispatch story from Oct 24, 2013, titled Columbus, firefighters union at odds over - light duty'. In it, The Columbus Dispatch reports that:

Plans to fix a policy that allows Columbus firefighters to sit behind a desk and earn full pay while recovering from an injury - sometimes for years - have stalled because union and city officials cannot reach an agreement.

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hey hey black Albert

Columbus, OH

#1 Oct 25, 2013
This is all well and good to discuss now, but what happens when Paxton the Mystical Chief has filled the ranks with somalis and they want to wage jihad while on disability?

“Paper Or Plastic?”

Since: Nov 11

Albakoikee

#2 Oct 25, 2013
The original intent of "light duty" was to keep lost time accident rates down. No doubt in my mind its being abused in many cases.
They cannot kill a Spook

Taylor, MI

#3 Oct 26, 2013
hey hey black Albert wrote:
This is all well and good to discuss now, but what happens when Paxton the Mystical Chief has filled the ranks with somalis and they want to wage jihad while on disability?
They don't have to be in good shape to be a suicide bomber.
Conservative

Dayton, OH

#4 Oct 26, 2013
If they insist and get ths then they should be replacing office and administration staff. No need to have more on the payroll than needed.

If they can't do their job and want to continue on the rolls then they replace office workers.

Fire the office workers.

Personally I'm fed up with lofty position firefighters and police are given.

70% of all firefighters are volunteers but you never see parades or lavish exhibitions for them. I don't know the percentage of auxiliary police and sheriff.

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