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FBOR ‘Performance of Official Duties’ – Seibert v. City of San Jose Addresses What this Provision Means, Although Questions Remain

Posted in Employment, Public Safety Issues

Fire-Helmet.jpgRecently, the California Court of Appeal published its first case interpreting the unique provision of the Firefighters Procedural Bill of Rights Act (FBOR) limiting the statute’s procedural employee protections “to the events and circumstance involving the performance of official duties.”  …

Court of Appeal Holds that a Supervisor’s Daily Log is Considered an “Other File Used for Any Personnel Purposes” under the FBOR and Confirmed a Firefighter’s Right to Review and Respond to Adverse Comments Placed in Such a Daily Log.

Posted in Public Safety Issues

Fire Helmet.jpgThis blog post was authored by Gage Dungy and Stefanie K. Vaudreuil

Introduction

The Fire Fighters Procedural Bill of Rights (FBOR), enacted in 2007, was intended to provide firefighters the same rights as those guaranteed to public safety officers by …