Photo 11 Aug 4 notes Arizona Firefighter’s Widow Denied Health Benefits Because He Was Considered A Part-Time Worker
Juliann Ashcraft’s husband was among the 19 firefighters who were killed five weeks ago while battling a huge blaze in Yarnell, AZ — the deadliest wildfire of the past 80 years. Gov. Jan Brewer (R-AZ) and Vice President Joe Biden have called her late husband a hero. Nevertheless, Ashcraft says she’s being denied salary and health benefits in the aftermath of his death because despite working 40+ hour weeks, city officials considered him to be a part-time employee.
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Arizona Firefighter’s Widow Denied Health Benefits Because He Was Considered A Part-Time Worker

Juliann Ashcraft’s husband was among the 19 firefighters who were killed five weeks ago while battling a huge blaze in Yarnell, AZ — the deadliest wildfire of the past 80 years. Gov. Jan Brewer (R-AZ) and Vice President Joe Biden have called her late husband a hero. Nevertheless, Ashcraft says she’s being denied salary and health benefits in the aftermath of his death because despite working 40+ hour weeks, city officials considered him to be a part-time employee.

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