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Battle Creek firefighters file suit against the city
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) Newschannel 3 has an update to an I-Team investigation we first brought you in May.
A union representative confirms that 65 current and former Battle Creek firefighters have filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Battle Creek.
The firefighters are going after overtime pay dating back several years. The Department of Labor says the city owes 80 firefighters more than a quarter of a million dollars, but the firefighters say theyre owed much more than that.
Newschannel 3 is working to find out the exact dollar amount that the firefighters are suing for, but weve been told its likely more than a million dollars.