Posted Thursday, February 23, 2017 8:26 AM | Contributed by Jeff
A two-and-a-half-year contract dispute between the taxing district that serves Walt Disney World and its firefighters union may end soon. Reedy Creek Improvement District Administrator John Classe announced at a board meeting Wednesday that his staff and the firefighters union have reached a tentative agreement. The average raise will be 4.7%, plus $5,000 to cover wages not made during the dispute.
Read more from The Orlando Sentinel.
That's not a bad deal, especially the 5k.
Whenever I was involved in a job action they'd leave us out long enough to save enough money to pay for the increase they'd eventually settle on.
"Stromsnes said he was not able to negotiate a bigger pay jump for about 40 emergency workers in the theme parks, bringing them up to what dispatchers earn."
Come again...? Someone explain to me what that sentence is really supposed to imply, and I'll send you a cookie...
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