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City and GPFFA reach tentative agreement

Guelph, On, April 15, 2014 – This afternoon the City and the Guelph Professional Firefighters Association (GPFFA) reached a tentative two-year, collective agreement. Details of the agreement, to be dated January 2013 to December 2014, will be released after it is ratified by GPFFA members and City Council. “The City was committed throughout the negotiations to reach a settlement that is fair to Guelph’s firefighters and Guelph taxpayers,” said Mark Amorosi, the City’s executive director of Corporate and Human Resources. “We’re pleased to amicably reach this milestone in the collective bargaining process.” “The GPFFA is pleased to announce we have reached a tentative agreement with the City,” said Colin Hunter, the president of the Guelph Professional Firefighters Association. “We believe this deal is fair to… Continue reading City and GPFFA reach tentative agreement

Statement from The City of Guelph: Collective bargaining between the City and GPFFA update

Guelph, ON, April 26 — The City and the Guelph Professional Fire Fighters Association (GPFFA) bargaining teams have met nine times in an effort to achieve a freely negotiated collective agreement that respects both the job Guelph firefighters do and Guelph taxpayers. It was the City’s hope that it would achieve a freely negotiated collective agreement however the proposals put forth by the GPFFA and the associated costs are—in the City’s view—unaffordable and excessive. The proposals are not in keeping with the City’s commitment to fairness and respect for City employees and Guelph taxpayers, therefore the City and GPFFA were unable to achieve an agreement. In the City’s view, the GPFFA’s proposals—if agreed to—would provide firefighters greater benefits than any other employee group in the… Continue reading Statement from The City of Guelph: Collective bargaining between the City and GPFFA update