A new but preliminary two-year agreement between the city of Miami and the general employees union protects workers from furlough days and paycheck-punishing employee pension contributions.
More than a dozen recently laid off Hialeah firefighters have been rehired after a round of last minute negotiations.
Fourteen recently laid off firefighters received good news as they showed up to turn in their equipment at the Hialeah Fire headquarters Thursday afternoon; their jobs are safe, for now.
It is the first week of unemployment for 14 Hialeah firefighters.
Hollywood voters will go to the polls September 13th to decide whether to pass a referendum that will reform police, firefighter and city employee’s pensions.
Late Wednesday night the fire union tabled a scheduled vote on the recall attempt so the leadership could provide more information to the members.
Members of Miami’s police union will cast the ballots on Tuesday to decide whether or not to spearhead an effort to oust Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado.