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If a firefighter leaves a department to work at a new
one, does he/she have any period of time to return to
their old department if they were still on probation at
their old department?
Asked on October 26, 2018 under Employment Labor Law, Alaska
SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 3 years ago | Contributor
There is no general law on the subject, but each fire department is free to adopt its own rules and regulations in this regard. The only way for you to answer this question is to contact the old department and see what their rules are and how they apply to you.
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