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North Las Vegas approves new contract with firefighters in 3-2 vote
Las Vegas Sun ^ | Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012 | 8:06 p.m. | By Aida Ahmed (contact)

Posted on 02/16/2012 5:46:35 PM PST by redreno

The North Las Vegas City Council voted 3-2 to approve a new contract with the North Las Vegas firefighters union tonight, in hopes of saving up to $640,000.

The new memorandum of understanding, ratified last week by members of the International Association of Firefighters Local #1607, renews the current contracts in place for both supervisory and nonsupervisory personnel.

Under the updated contract, good through the end of the fiscal year in June, the chief will have more discretion in the use of brownouts, the staffing of the air resource unit and restricting the number of battalion chiefs on annual leave at any given time.

(Excerpt) Read more at lasvegassun.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Government; US: Nevada
KEYWORDS: nevada; public; unions

1 posted on 02/16/2012 5:46:38 PM PST by redreno
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To: redreno

Clark County, Nevada; California on steroids. What if all of you who are wishing that California would just drop off into the Pacific so that Nevada would be our new West Coast, find out, after the fact, that Nevada is in ten times worse financial condition?


2 posted on 02/16/2012 6:43:01 PM PST by vette6387
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