Deadline for talks extended as mayor gives fire union new offer
Steve LeClair, president of the fire union, addresses the media at the Omaha Firefighters Union Hall on Friday morning.
Posted: Friday, November 8, 2013 12:00 am
Mayor Jean Stothert's new cost-cutting offer for the Omaha Fire Department would provide two years of relief from layoffs — but would force the fire union to give up layoff protection for all firefighters in the future.
The latest move in a months-long budget battle extended the clock for negotiations between the city and the union, which had been set to expire Friday at noon.
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Friday, November 8, 2013 12:00 am.