It’s still unclear what impact Mayor Ron Nirenberg’s re-election will have on negotiations with the firefighters union.
Supporters of Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Councilman Greg Brockhouse in the mayoral runoff have been vandalizing campaign signs across town.
Nirenberg and his supporters say he is laying the foundation for generational change in San Antonio. Critics say the former bodybuilder has tried to do the heavy lifting all on his own.
The firefighters union and City of San Antonio have agreed to another deadline extension for labor contract negotiations, according to union and City spokespeople.
Firefighters union head Chris Steele says his group faces a tough battle getting voters to support Councilman Greg Brockhouse (D6) for mayor.
The parties now will have until April 21 to settle on a new collective bargaining agreement.
The City accepted the firefighter union’s proposal to extend labor contract negotiations for 15 days, but it proposes the use of a third-party mediator.
City lead negotiator Jeff Londa accused the union of staging a political stunt by ordering Chick-fil-A for lunch and said meeting rooms were too cold.
The San Antonio firefighters union debuts its 2019-20 calendar featuring nothing but photos of Councilman Greg Brockhouse (D6) on April 1.
City Manager Erik Walsh showed up at the labor talks to demonstrate the city’s commitment to arriving at a fair and balanced deal.