City signs contract with firefighters

Ponca City Now - January 28, 2015 9:11 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.

 

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