July 29, 2012 - 8:01pm
Teamsters picket Louisville Metro Hall
Since they have gone almost two years without a contract—and this is the first time they have picketed in protest during that time—they leave the clear impression that their real beef is with the mayor’s plan to reduce wasteful overtime pay.
It didn’t take long for Teamsters Local Union 783 to respond to Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s State of the City address.  On Tuesday, we reported that the mayor released a report indicating that taxpayers spend nearly $14 million a year on unplanned overtime pay for city workers...
November 1, 2011 - 10:14pm
Code Red
"The Code Red system is easy to use and gets information to people quickly so they can protect themselves and their families."
When he was running for mayor, Greg Fischer promised to implement a new citywide system to keep citizens updated during emergencies, and today he unveiled the new Code Red network and encouraged citizens to sign up for the free service.The system uses a variety of methods — text alerts,...