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Mayor Sarno Announces UFCW Local 1459 Votes to Ratify New Four Year Contract

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Human Resources and Labor Relations Director Attorney William Mahoney announced today that the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 1459 has voted to ratify a new four-year labor contract.

The UFCW represents approximately 102 city employees such as municipal motor equipment operators, repairers, drivers, work foreman, cement finishers, traffic signal techs, trash (refuse) and recycling truck drivers, ground workers, laborers and arborist working with our DPW, Parks, Building and Recreation Management (PBRM), and Police Departments.

Mayor Sarno states, “I want to thank Human Resources and Labor Relations Director Attorney Bill Mahoney, DPW Director Chris Cignoli, PBRM Director Patrick Sullivan, Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood and the Union leadership of UFCW Local 1459 for working together and negotiating a fair and mutually beneficial contract for all parties.  I deeply appreciate the continued efforts and frontline services from our dedicated city works of UFCW.  I will now forward this ratified contract to our City Council for review and approval.”

The ratified contract is comprised of two contract agreements, one covering the periods of July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 and the second for July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2024.     

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