The rank and file of Miami-Dade’s police union approved a county cost cutting deal which would slash their overtime and incentive pay.
The rank and file of Miami-Dade’s police union will cast their ballots Monday on whether to accept a county cost cutting deal which would slash their overtime and incentive pay.
Miami-Dade County leaders and the Police Benevolent Association have reached a tentative agreement on cuts totaling $56 million.
Miami-Dade County agreed late Tuesday to take the police union’s “best and final offer” back to the county as they try to hammer out a deal on concessions and cost breaks.
As Miami-Dade County and it’s police union battle over concessions and cost breaks, a day long negotiation session Friday produced some movement, but not nearly enough to satisfy the county.
With nearly 100 Miami-Dade police jobs on the line, county administrators and police union representatives wrapped up their first day of haggling over a collective bargaining deal.
For the first time in its 177 year history, the Miami Dade Police Department will begin laying off sworn officers on November 1.
The city of Miami must close a $62 million deficit in the 2012 budget. The first of two public hearings is set for Thursday night and city leaders hope agreements reached with three of four unions may help bring the city closer to a balanced budget.
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.
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.