Wednesday, 21 March 2012 05:26

Akron Police And City Reach Tentative Deal

Looks like Akron and its police union have come to terms on an amendment to their contract.

FOP Lodge 7 President Paul Hlynsky tells, he's not ready to reveal details of the tentative deal, until he discusses it with all FOP members.

In recent months, Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic has requested the department's new chief, James Nice, examine ways to better staff officers to combat crime.

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Thursday, 23 February 2012 10:07

Akron & AFSCME Reach Tentative Pay Deal

The city of Akron and one of its unions could soon come to a formal agreement on wage increases.

AFSCME Local 1360 and city reached a tentative deal, but Beacon Journal reports the details on the new wage rates for workers were not provided.

The union's 405 members will vote on the proposal on Wednesday.

If it's approved, the agreement will go before Akron City Council for a vote.

Before the end of this year, the city is expected to begin contract negociations with AFSCME, the police and fire unions.

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