TITLE

Animus Toward Union Taints Budget Cuts

AUTHOR(S)
Stittleburg, Phillipe
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Jan2008, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the decision made by the Fire Protection District in Edgerton, Wisconsin to raise money to buy a fire truck through the dismissal of three full-time firefighters. The district asserts that it was due to budget shortfall, however, the employees' union argues that the move has been subject to mandatory bargaining. Moreover, the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (WERC) has ordered that the firefighters should return to their positions.
ACCESSION #
30012078

 

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