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Federal firefighters would get more shift flexibility under new bill

Federal firefighters would get more shift flexibility under new bill
Legislation introduced in the Senate Sept. 24 would enable federal firefighters to swap shifts without incurring penalties, a flexibility that is granted to state and local firefighters but not available on the federal level.

Under current operations, a federal firefighter must take some form of leave to be excused from work hours, even if another employee is willing and able to take their shift.

Read the full article on Federal Times

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