Bmead
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Mar 14, 2014
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work!

Im in class thats 9 months long one day a week and a Saturday every now and then and they freaked out on me about it. I would have to leave 3 hours early one day a week from Sep to Nov 18 and they freaked out about that. Then told me they will let me off in Sep,Oct,Nov if i make every class before then and get them a note that I was there, ok not a big deal right. Yes is wrong and kind of a joke but its what I have to do so ok I guess. Well I just found out that my two awesome out side bosses…See More
Mar 14, 2014
Bmead left a comment for Bmead
"I did end up getting a butt chewing for going to my assistant general manager"
Feb 19, 2014
Bmead commented on Bmead's blog post What should i do
"Im hoping ut does not start anything butt it will"
Feb 19, 2014
Bmead commented on Bmead's blog post What should i do
"Ok up date i just got done speeking with the assistant general manager. After only telling him what happen and what was said he spoke up and said that is wrong your trying to better your self and be better at what you do. There is no reason you cant…"
Feb 19, 2014
Gavello commented on Bmead's blog post What should i do
"tell your employer that JUST because your a volunteer doesnt make a damn of a difference. go to the next level up in management and say your enrolling to become firefighter, and you would greatly appreciate their cooperation and work with your…"
Feb 18, 2014
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What should i do

Ok guys i classes coming up that I need for the state of IL, my employer wont let me have time off because they say Im JUST a volunteer, when other employees take time off for classes all year round. What do I do/ can I do
Feb 18, 2014
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"I have classes coming up and my work will not let me off because im JUST a volunteer they say. What do i do?"
Feb 18, 2014
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"Welcome to Firefighter Nation.  I am glad you joined the group. There is lots to do, read and be involved with. Your participation and involvement is important to us all. Chief William Sharp- Retired Brookings Fire / Rescue Living in Alaska"
Feb 18, 2014
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What State do you live in?
IL
Type of Organization
Volunteer Fire Department
Job Function
Firefighter/Driver Operator
Years in Fire/EMS:
2
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
2
Years With Department/Agency
2
My Training:
Every class/ certification i can get my hands on
About Me:
I have been married to my amazing wife for almost 5 years. We just had our first child 1/29/14 a beautiful baby girl.
Day Job:
Largest grain elevators family owned in the United States
Relationship Status:
Married
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
Because life is not all about us
Why I Love Fire/EMS
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work!

Posted on March 14, 2014 at 8:04am 0 Comments

Im in class thats 9 months long one day a week and a Saturday every now and then and they freaked out on me about it. I would have to leave 3 hours early one day a week from Sep to Nov 18 and they freaked out about that. Then told me they will let me off in Sep,Oct,Nov if i make every class before then and get them a note that I was there, ok not a big deal right. Yes is wrong and kind of a joke but its what I have to do so ok I guess. Well I just found out that my two awesome out side…

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What should i do

Posted on February 18, 2014 at 11:12am 3 Comments

Ok guys i classes coming up that I need for the state of IL, my employer wont let me have time off because they say Im JUST a volunteer, when other employees take time off for classes all year round. What do I do/ can I do

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At 8:21pm on February 19, 2014, Bmead said…
I did end up getting a butt chewing for going to my assistant general manager
At 1:24am on February 18, 2014, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…

Welcome to Firefighter Nation.  I am glad you joined the group. There is lots to do, read and be involved with. Your participation and involvement is important to us all.

Chief William Sharp- Retired

Brookings Fire / Rescue

Living in Alaska

 
 
 

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