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Supreme Court of Ohio - Case No. 2022-0988 State ex rel. Internatl. Assn. of Fire Fighters, Local 1536, AFLCIO v. Barbish
State of Ohio ex rel. the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 1536, AFL-CIO. v. John Barbish et al., Case No. 2022-0988
Eleventh District Court of Appeals (Lake County)

- When a fire chief in a classified civil servant system retires with the intent to be immediately rehired, does the retirement create a vacancy that must be filled through the competitive promotional examination process prescribed by state law?
- If a member of the promoted ranks of a classified civil service fire department resigns, can that member be reinstated only to the rank of regular firefighter?
May 3, 2023