The bargaining teams representing the City of Saint John and the Saint John Firefighters’ Association IAFF Local 771 are pleased to announce they have reached a tentative agreement at their level.
The bargaining teams resolved this tentative agreement on June 28, 2022.
Saint John Common Council will be asked to approve the new agreement at an upcoming special meeting of Council. The Executive of the Saint John Firefighters’ Association Local 771 will ask their membership for ratification at a separate meeting.
Details will be available once both sides have ratified the agreement.
Representatives of the bargaining team were challenged with the fiscal realities and worked collaboratively to reach this tentative agreement.
Negotiations commenced February 11, 2020. The parties have been without a contract since January 1, 2020.