Labor Relations for the Fire Service

Paul J. Antonellis, Jr. Fire Engineering, 2012

In his highly regarded book, Paul Antonellis -— fire service veteran, training/education consultant, instructor, author -— explores the aspects of labor relations that are intertwined with human resource management in today’s fire service organizations.

Intended as a text for college-level fire service programs, Labor Relations for the Fire Service meets USFA’s FESHE requirement for the Personnel Management for the Fire and Emergency Services course.


  • Setting the stage for labor relations
  • Historical events in labor relations and the fire service
  • Labor-management relations in the public sector
  • Labor relations and collective bargaining
  • Negotiation process and impasse
  • Contract administration
  • Disciplinary action
  • Human resource management
  • Stress and psychological support
  • Tomorrow’s labor relations
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SpecificationsFire Engineering, 2012
7" x 10" hardcover
308 pages, B&W pictures and diagrams
ISBN: 978-1-59370-284-7

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