Cleveland EMS plans sit-in as employees continue to work without contract
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CLEVELAND (WJW)– In 2019, Cleveland EMS transported more than 80,000 patients in a year for the first time. They also answered more than 120,000 911 calls. Now, in 2020, first responders are dealing with their own emergency, in a heated contract battle against the city of Cleveland. “We had mental health as a injury, as a hazardous duty injury, is what they’re really complaining about,” Paul Melhuish said. Melhuish, president of the Cleveland Association of Rescue Employees, or CARE Local [

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