As the new chief of University City Volunteer Fire Rescue, your board of trustees has expressed concerns about the declining number of volunteer firefighters.
One board member suggested a monetary incentive program and asked you to create the plan. Click here to review the Department of Labor Guidance issued
in August 2006, and use the following as guidelines in preparing the plan.
Determine if monetary incentives comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act regarding compensation for volunteers.
What are acceptable incentives?
How are they compared to wages?
What are some areas of concerns with monetary incentives?
Describe how these laws affect your emergency services organization.
Draft a plan for implementing monetary incentives for volunteer firefighters that addresses these concerns. The plan should be drafted as a memo to the
board of trustees. Click here for a memo template that you may use to complete this assignment. . Since this is a memo, you are not required to include a
title page, but you are required to include citations and references. In addition to your textbook, you must use at least two outside sources.