Thursday, May 14, 2009

"It's frustrating, the membership is frustrated"

Milford Daily News
Posted May 14, 2009 @ 12:45 AM


Aside from the teachers union, the Professional Firefighters of Franklin is the only union in town that has not voted for a wage freeze next year - but for good reason.

The 47-member union has not had a contract since July 2007, or a raise since July 2006, said union President Capt. Steven J. Sims.

"A lot of guys are catching flak when they're out around town, people saying they should take a pay freeze. It's frustrating to the membership, because most of the public doesn't realize we haven't had a contract for two years," Sims said.

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