City, firefighters sign agreement
Ponca City Now - January 28, 2015 9:21 am
The City of Ponca City and the International Association of Firefighters, Local 2479, signed a collective bargaining agreement during Monday night’s City Commission meeting.
Mayor Homer Nicholson, representing the city, and IAFF President Dereck Cassady signed copies of the agreement in a ceremony.
The agreement is effective for four years and is retroactive to July 1, 2014. Firefighters will receive the same wage increases as non-represented city employees. A clause was added to provide for restricted duty for firefighters injured while on duty.