Bangor Firefighters Ask City For Bonus Pay From Federal COVID Aid

Bangor’s firefighters union wants the city to use more than $400,000 in federal COVID-19 aid as premium pay for its first responders to help attract new employees and retain existing ones.

The union hasn’t received any response since making a request three months ago that would amount to nearly $4,300 for each firefighter this year and next year, said Jared Willey, a Bangor firefighter and president of Local 772 of the International Association of Firefighters.

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