<h1 class="entry-title">Category: Legislative News Blog</h1>
09 Jun

NEPBA SUPPORTS “MANNY’S LAW” LEGISLATION EXTENDING MEDICAL BENEFITS FOR CHILDREN OF POLICE OFFICER’S & FIREFIGHTER’S KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.

SUPPORT PASSAGE OF SB1759 RESPECTFULLY KNOWN AS “MANNY’S LAW” Chairman Gordon, Chairman Brady and Members of the Public Service Committee, Please accept this letter as the written testimony of the New England Police Benevolent Association (NEPBA) on behalf of our law enforcement members from across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts with regards to SB1759 – An […]

11 Apr

NEPBA Gets a Big Win at the Rhode Island State Labor Relations Board

NEPBA filed a decertification petition last July in an attempt to organize the State of Rhode Island Division of Sheriffs. The Sheriffs are currently represented by AFSCME Council 94. NEPBA filed the decertification petition and received signed cards from well over the required necessary to call for an election. The Sheriffs contract expired on June […]

11 Apr

Legislators reintroduce bill to change job classification of 911 dispatchers nationwide

The bipartisan bill was co-authored by Rep. Norma J. Torres, who is a former LAPD dispatcher, and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, a former FBI agent Apr 1, 2021 By Laura French WASHINGTON — Legislators have reintroduced a bill in Congress that would change the job classification of 911 dispatchers nationwide. The 911 SAVES Act would classify 911 dispatchers […]