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Omaha City Firefighter Salaries

Postby Linkin5 » Tue Nov 22, 2016 11:45 pm

OWH has published salaries for public employees in 2015, one of the more shocking figures was the 124 Omaha firefighters that make over $100,000/yr.

Becoming a firefighter requires no college education and is a highly desirable job with benefits, what kind of corruptness is going on that ONE HUNDRED TWENTY FOUR Omaha firefighters are getting paid 100K or more? I know this was one of Stothert's issues she said she would work on during her compaign and she was basically strong armed by the union and had shirts made of her on a stripper pole.

Here is the link:

http://dataomaha.com/salaries/2015/omaha

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Re: Omaha City Firefighter Salaries

Postby GRANDPASMUCKER » Wed Nov 23, 2016 8:40 am

Linkin5 wrote:OWH has published salaries for public employees in 2015, one of the more shocking figures was the 124 Omaha firefighters that make over $100,000/yr.

Becoming a firefighter requires no college education and is a highly desirable job with benefits, what kind of corruptness is going on that ONE HUNDRED TWENTY FOUR Omaha firefighters are getting paid 100K or more? I know this was one of Stothert's issues she said she would work on during her compaign and she was basically strong armed by the union and had shirts made of her on a stripper pole.

Here is the link:

http://dataomaha.com/salaries/2015/omaha



That is depressing in so many ways. 201 million dollar annual payroll is one big pile of money to have to come up with year in and year out. I bet we could save at least 50-75 million a year if we Drained the Swamp.

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Re: Omaha City Firefighter Salaries

Postby choke » Wed Nov 23, 2016 8:05 pm

Linkin5 wrote:OWH has published salaries for public employees in 2015, one of the more shocking figures was the 124 Omaha firefighters that make over $100,000/yr.

Becoming a firefighter requires no college education and is a highly desirable job with benefits, what kind of corruptness is going on that ONE HUNDRED TWENTY FOUR Omaha firefighters are getting paid 100K or more? I know this was one of Stothert's issues she said she would work on during her compaign and she was basically strong armed by the union and had shirts made of her on a stripper pole.

Here is the link:

http://dataomaha.com/salaries/2015/omaha



How does this compare to other cities our size? Yeah, the stripper pole shirt. And Jerram was holding one up smiling for the camera. I will never figure women out. First Jerram and then Trump with the misogyny. I don't know how any woman could vote for either of them but maybe women are just used to the sexual harassment and shrug it off.

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Re: Omaha City Firefighter Salaries

Postby Linkin5 » Thu Nov 24, 2016 10:15 pm

choke wrote:
Linkin5 wrote:OWH has published salaries for public employees in 2015, one of the more shocking figures was the 124 Omaha firefighters that make over $100,000/yr.

Becoming a firefighter requires no college education and is a highly desirable job with benefits, what kind of corruptness is going on that ONE HUNDRED TWENTY FOUR Omaha firefighters are getting paid 100K or more? I know this was one of Stothert's issues she said she would work on during her compaign and she was basically strong armed by the union and had shirts made of her on a stripper pole.

Here is the link:

http://dataomaha.com/salaries/2015/omaha



How does this compare to other cities our size? Yeah, the stripper pole shirt. And Jerram was holding one up smiling for the camera. I will never figure women out. First Jerram and then Trump with the misogyny. I don't know how any woman could vote for either of them but maybe women are just used to the sexual harassment and shrug it off.


Albuquerque is almost the same size as Omaha, they have 13 firefighters making over 100K.
http://cognospublic.cabq.gov/cabqcognos ... 34D5F46206

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Re: Omaha City Firefighter Salaries

Postby Linkin5 » Thu Nov 24, 2016 10:26 pm

Also, just to be clear I am not anti union or firefighter. There is just something very wrong with 124 firefighters making over 100K in any city, especially one the size of Omaha.

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Re: Omaha City Firefighter Salaries

Postby jessep28 » Fri Nov 25, 2016 12:15 am

There's probably non-cash compensation in those figures like insurance and the city's contribution to their pension. Firefighters are highly trained, especially the paramedics, and their job is high risk, so I don't have an issue with a municipality compensating them fairly.

What irritates the he-ll out of me is that the upper level command officers can "retire" after 20 years or whatever the minimum service requirement is to draw a pension, take a command position at another agency for a similar pay level, and still draw a full city pension from Omaha. That's unfair in my opinion. Pension payouts should be deferred or reduced by current wages if public service workers pull stunts like that.
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Re: Omaha City Firefighter Salaries

Postby Linkin5 » Fri Nov 25, 2016 9:49 pm

jessep28 wrote:There's probably non-cash compensation in those figures like insurance and the city's contribution to their pension. Firefighters are highly trained, especially the paramedics, and their job is high risk, so I don't have an issue with a municipality compensating them fairly.

What irritates the he-ll out of me is that the upper level command officers can "retire" after 20 years or whatever the minimum service requirement is to draw a pension, take a command position at another agency for a similar pay level, and still draw a full city pension from Omaha. That's unfair in my opinion. Pension payouts should be deferred or reduced by current wages if public service workers pull stunts like that.


How are they more highly trained than a city attorney or any other position that required a degree?

It seems you have an issue with government pension, that's not gonna change.

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Re: Omaha City Firefighter Salaries

Postby GRANDPASMUCKER » Sat Nov 26, 2016 10:43 am

Linkin5 wrote:
jessep28 wrote:There's probably non-cash compensation in those figures like insurance and the city's contribution to their pension. Firefighters are highly trained, especially the paramedics, and their job is high risk, so I don't have an issue with a municipality compensating them fairly.

What irritates the he-ll out of me is that the upper level command officers can "retire" after 20 years or whatever the minimum service requirement is to draw a pension, take a command position at another agency for a similar pay level, and still draw a full city pension from Omaha. That's unfair in my opinion. Pension payouts should be deferred or reduced by current wages if public service workers pull stunts like that.


How are they more highly trained than a city attorney or any other position that required a degree?

It seems you have an issue with government pension, that's not gonna change.



It has to change. At some point there is little difference between these Fireman and those greedy Goodwill Execs and Managers. These people are passing themselves off as honorable and decent and self giving while at the same time they are sucking off a huge disproportionate piece of the pie at the sacrifice of others.

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Re: Omaha City Firefighter Salaries

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