A panel of arbitrators will likely decide on the City’s next contract with the fire union in early 2020.
Attorneys for the San Antonio firefighters union have laid out a compensation proposal for arbitrators charged with determining terms for a labor contract.
Firefighters union President Chris Steele answered questions about the yearslong tumultuous relationship between the City and the union on Friday.
The firefighters union said it wants to establish a working group to explore the idea of forming a union-controlled health care trust.
City of San Antonio and firefighter union representatives met Monday for the first in a series of arbitration sessions that will lead to a labor contract.
Park and airport police filed a lawsuit against the City of San Antonio that calls for pay equity with SAPD officers.
The City of San Antonio did not violate free speech rights of the firefighters union last year, according to a U.S. District judge.
Proposition C, approved by voters in November 2018, gives the union the authority to call for a panel of arbitrators to decide terms of a labor contract.
It’s still unclear what impact Mayor Ron Nirenberg’s re-election will have on negotiations with the firefighters union.
The firefighters union and City of San Antonio have agreed to another deadline extension for labor contract negotiations, according to union and City spokespeople.