Changes to city’s personnel policy suggested by union

The Forrest City City Council personnel committee met Tuesday, working with union officials on a variety of issues ranging from seniority and the grievance process to concerns regarding equipment safety and the city’s at-will policy for all employees.

City worker’s comp policy questioned

The Forrest City City Council’s personnel committee will review the city’s policy regarding worker’s compensation after a recent memorandum was issued eliminating city pay for employees who are off work due to worker’s compensation claims.

Appeals Court says Simes erred; sends case back to SFC

A lawsuit alleging that a St. Francis County residential care company was negligent in its supervision of a mentally ill patient at a West Memphis facility has been returned to St. Francis County Circuit Court after an appeal of the case was upheld by the Arkansas Supreme Court.