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Tom Ada's bill protects police & fire chiefs

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by Ken Quintanilla

Guam - Legislation has been introduced aimed at fairly compensating chiefs of the Guam Police Department and the Fire Department.

Bill 352 introduced by Senator Tom Ada is relative to protecting classified employees elevated to the position of chief.

In a release, Ada says the compensation plans for chief positions have not evolved with the qualifications required which he adds has created a situation where qualified appointees must take a significant salary cut to serve as the chief of their department.

"Those who lead our public safety departments are tasked with an enormous undertaking and their compensation should reflect the work they do, as well as the skill-set they possess," Ada says.

Bill 352 provides that any candidate who is appointed and confirmed to the position of chief of GFD or GPD will be compensated by a three-year average of the candidate's highest salaries or the current compensation level for the position of chief, whichever is higher.

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