Firefighters say they’ve reached tentative agreement with UG on contract

During a public hearing tonight on an impasse in contract negotiations between the Unified Government and Firefighters Local 64, an official of the union said they have reached a tentative contract agreement.

Bob Wing, business manager for International Association of Firefighters Local 64, said the tentative agreement was reached with the UG about 12:30 p.m. today.

The tentative agreement next will go to the firefighter members for ratification, and the UG Commission for a vote. Wing will recommend the tentative agreement for approval of the union members.

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