Things Get Personal As Contract Talks Between Pittsburgh Mayor And City’s Police Break Down

The increasingly fraught relationship between Pittsburgh’s mayor and the city’s police union has likely hit a new low, with contract talks between the two sides recently devolving into a series of personal attacks and sharp-edged accusations. A recent Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article detailing the situation says a Feb. 9 meeting between Mayor Bill Peduto, his chief […]

Boston Patrolmen’s Union, City Reach $68 Million Deal

The city’s largest police union and Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s administration have agreed to a four-year, $68 million contract for patrol officers, marking the first time in nearly a decade that both sides have voluntarily settled. The contract, reached Jan. 20 and announced the Friday before a three-day weekend, will mean an annual 2 percent […]