Boston Firefighters Union Ratifies $27.35 Million Contract With City

BOSTON, MA — The Boston firefighters union has ratified a $27.35 million agreement with the city that includes a roughly 10.6% bump in pay over a three-year period.

The contract was ratified by union membership last Friday. The two sides reached a tentative agreement two weeks ago, effectively avoiding arbitration after months of failed negotiations.

“We are pleased to announce the ratification of a new collective bargaining agreement focused on the needs of Boston’s communities and the dedicated firefighters who are always on call to keep our city safe,” Mayor Michelle Wu and Boston Firefighters Local 718 President Sam Dillon said in a joint statement.

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