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CLEAT represented at labor relations conference in Las Vegas

April 21, 2014 • Around the State

1LRIS_VegasApril2014More than 150 public safety representatives attended three days of collective bargaining training presented by Labor Relations Information Systems  in Las Vegas.

Texas was well represented by CLEAT and number of CLEAT affiliated departments.  People in the photo include LRIS instructor Wil Aitchison, CLEAT Training Coordinator Chris Jones, El Paso CLEAT Attorney Alyssa Perez and members from Fort Worth Police Department, Brownsville Police Department, El Paso Police Department and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office.

Pension board discusses education, training requirements for trustees

April 15, 2014 • Around the State

pension picCLEAT Public Affairs attended the State Pension Review Board meeting Tuesday where educational training requirements for pension trustees were discussed.

Several options were mentioned not only on the core requirements for training, but also the time allowed for the more than 800 trustees to finish the required curriculum. Core educational requirements will be ethics, governance and investments.

More details on this topic will be available later this year.

7 attend leadership class in Georgetown

April 15, 2014 • Around the State

jones picThe CLEAT-sponsored “Finding the Leader in You” class by Calibre Press in Georgetown this week was attended by seven members of affiliated locals.

Pictured from right to left are David Brock of the Tarrant County Law Enforcement Association; Loren Frost, president of the Midland Police Association; Bobby Hardin of the Tarrant County Law Enforcement Association; CLEAT Training Coordinator Chris Jones;  Calibre Press instructor Jim Glennon; Glen Breder and Craig Gripentrog, both of Williamson County; and Becki Brandenburg,  president of the Arlington Police Associaton.