Police Union

Mayor Finch on police union negotiations

Video interview--Mayor Finch took time out to talk about they upcoming negotiations with the Bridgeport Police Union after announcing the final push for funding for the police memorial that will be located outside the police station on Congress Street. I asked the mayor if we are still looking at concessions and layoffs and he replied that "they are negotiations and arbitration and expects they will have a great result". I stated that the budget was passed by the city council with assumptions, were the assumption that they will make concessions, they (the union) already made concessions? The mayor responded "every year we are always asking the union for more concessions" The council added another $400,000 in concessions while the mayor…

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