My amazing husband is a DC Fireman. Ahem, I mean a member of FEMS.
I don't usually post about my husband's job, but the stuff going on there is seriously leaving me scratching my head.
Most recently, "FEMS" was called for a fire. What was burning? Their medical and personnel files containing confidential information:
Ellerbe demoting and transferring officers for using their brain when making a decision:
$70,000 in NFPA certified shirts sitting unused because of the incorrect logo:
Ellerbe had several sexual harassment complaints in Sarasota, DC officials never asked to see his personnel records or do a thorough background check. Not to mention that he defrauded the IRS by claiming the Homestead Tax Credit in DC while living in Florida:
When the rank and file showed civil disobedience, FEMS PIO tweets that they were racist:
Firefighter recently burned doing his job is disciplined for wearing the wrong logo:
A great article summarizing the recent debacle going on:
A few more articles on veiled threats, the proposed shift change, and the myriad orders regarding uniforms:
Sure doesn't sound like a place that I'd like to work. I sure hope that things change soon... morale is in the toilet!