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May 17, 2017

Ohio Police Union Files Complaints About Aging Fleet

The Lorain (Ohio) police union has filed grievances over five patrol vehicle breakdowns over a two-week period, stating that the police department is providing unsafe working conditions.

March 28, 2017

Fla. City Sanitation Workers Protest In-Vehicle Cameras

The union for the City of St. Petersburg, Fla., sanitation workers is contesting the city’s decision to enter into a three-year contract for in-vehicle camera systems.

November 2, 2016

'Outdated and Broken' New Orleans Fire Trucks Discussed

Many of the New Orleans Fire Department's trucks are "outdated and broken" and need to be replaced, the head of the city's firefighting union said during a presentation to the city's elected leaders.

August 23, 2016

Conn. Fire Union Opposes Truck Downsizing

New Haven (Conn.) firefighters have criticized a city plan to replace a fire engine with two paramedic units, and said the move will hamper their ability to provide quality service.

July 6, 2016

N.Y. Municipality Debates Outsourcing Trash Collection

The City of Middletown, N.Y., is debating whether to privatize refuse collection or invest $2.1 million to streamline services and cut the workforce.

June 7, 2016

San Francisco Telematics Expansion Exempts Police

The City and County of San Francisco will equip nearly 7,600 fleet vehicles with a telematics system following preliminary approval from the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday that includes an exemption for police and fire vehicles following union objections.

May 25, 2016

Dispute Could End Mich. City's Parts Contract

An agreement between City of Lansing, Mich., Mayor and a labor union could result in the end of a contract with a fleet parts management company that began this year.

February 26, 2016

Mich. City to Address Parts Outsourcing Dispute

The City of Lansing, Mich., council will discuss whether a contract with NAPA IBS for parts management violates a collective bargaining agreement with two union employees.

September 30, 2015

Aging New Orleans Fire Fleet Stranding Firefighters

The aging New Orleans Fire Department fleet has come under increased scrutiny, following several vehicle breakdowns that stranded firefighters heading to calls.

August 17, 2015

Philly Fire Union: Trucks Frequently Break Down

Union officials and firefighters for the Philadelphia Fire Department described frequent vehicle breakdowns in their aging fleet, including one example of an ambulance bursting into flames, in an interview with the Philadelphia Inquirer.

August 4, 2015

N.Y. Troopers Complain About High-Mileage Cruisers

The New York State Police plan to remove higher-mileage patrol vehicles as a response to a complaint filed by the agency's troopers that the vehicles continuously break down.

April 2, 2015

How to Work with Unions to Get GPS Fleet Tracking

As government fleet managers are certainly aware, some unions are against the implementation of GPS fleet tracking software. Here's how you can position the technology to gain acceptance.

November 27, 2013

Mass. City Considers GPS for Fleet

Officials from the City of Somerville, Mass., are considering leasing GPS units for all city vehicles after a successful pilot program on patrol cars, but employees and unions are skeptical about the rollout.

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