“A litany of complaints against one of the largest ambulance service providers in Rockland County, including allegations of retaliatory suspensions and firings, has triggered a state probe, The Journal News/lohud has learned.
The probe by the state Department of Labor comes during an independent investigation by The Journal News/lohud looking into similar allegations against leaders of the Ramapo Valley Ambulance Corps.
Among other issues cited in a complaint from RVAC members was the allegation that RVAC leaders hid their personal ties to a company they contracted to manage paid staffing needs. Up to 15 RVAC members say that corps leaders have run much of the staffing company’s daily operations, despite paying the new company to assume those duties. [Read more…]