Every election year brings on the same hurdle for the firefighter’s union. The mayoral candidates approach the union and ask for their support throughout the election. This is a major decision the union (union representatives) has to make. The representatives of the union have to approach the membership with their recommendation for whom to support so that the candidate will have full support from the union. Hopefully, the candidate chosen by the representatives of
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to arbitration by either side. There was a reason for the town to take the actions they did and the union knew this. The union was hoping that the town would understand our position that the contract was there to protect all union members from wages to getting fired. The reason why we have the contract we have now is we fought the same fights in the past that the town wanted to fight now.