Neither Mayor Stothert nor union gives ground over fire contract
Mayor Jean Stothert and fire union President Steve LeClair
Posted: Thursday, November 7, 2013 12:00 am
The months-long budget battle royal between Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert and the city's fire union has come down to a single issue: layoff protection for new firefighters.
With one day to go before Stothert's deadline for a deal that would prevent the layoff of 19 firefighters, neither side appeared willing to blink.
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Thursday, November 7, 2013 12:00 am.