NEPBA expresses concern over NIKE ad

The following is a letter from NEPBA Executive Director Jerry Flynn to NIKE CEO Mark Parker expressing our concerns over the recent Kaepernick/NIKE ad.

September 4, 2018

Mark Parker, Chairman & CEO
NIKE World Headquarters
1 Bowerman Drive
Beaverton, OR  97005

Dear Mr. Parker,

As the Chairman and CEO of Nike, Inc., I find your company and your spokesman Mr. Kaepernick to be both offensive and demeaning to those of us who served or continue to serve our communities as police officers. As both ...

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FIRED OFFICER WINS BACK HIS JOB BECAUSE SHERIFF VIOLATED PHYSICAL FITNESS TESTING RULES

NEPBA Attorney Peter Perroni won an important arbitration decision resulting in the reinstatement of a Middlesex Sheriff’s Officer. That officer, an NEPBA Local 500 member, was fired when he allegedly failed – by four seconds – his annual physical fitness testing run.  The arbitrator overturned the firing, and ordered the officer be reinstated with full back-pay and benefits when she ruled that the Sheriff violated both the CBA and its own policies in the testing process.

Read the case here.

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