Mayor Ivy Taylor speaks following the CVB presentation during a city council meeting. Photo by Scott Ball.

Mayor Offers Police Union a Carrot

Mayor Ivy Taylor issued a statement via email on late Thursday reiterating her stance that the City of San Antonio will continue actively pursuing its lawsuit and subsequent appeals against the controversial evergreen clause in the police union’s contract unless union officials agree to return to the negotiating table.

City Lawsuit vs. Unions Gets First Court Hearing

State District Judge Martha Tanner presided over the first hearing in the City of San Antonio’s lawsuit challenging the 10-year evergreen clause long embedded in its collective bargaining agreements with the San Antonio Police Officers Association and the San Antonio Firefighters Association.