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Winnipeg firefighters ratify collective agreement

By CBC News   

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April 28, 2017, Winnipeg - The union representing Winnipeg firefighters has voted for a collective agreement that will give them a 1.8 per cent raise in the first year and two per cent annual increases in the three subsequent years. The four-year deal was ratified by members of the United Fire Fighters of Winnipeg on Tuesday and details were made public Wednesday morning. The deal will cost the city an additional $12.9 million over the next four years. If approved by city council, UFFW will become the first of five city unions to reach a labour deal with the city this year. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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