Members to Vote on Agreement in Early May
BUFFALO, N.Y., April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters Local 375 and Rural/Metro Medical Services have reached a settlement on a new labor agreement covering emergency medical service professionals, union officials announced Monday.
Details of the new agreement were not immediately available. The settlement will be submitted to union membership for approval in early May. Local 375 represents 400 paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) in the greater Buffalo area.
The Rural/Metro paramedics and EMTs have been working without a contract since their five-year agreement expired on June 30, 2008.
"Both parties worked long and hard with assistance from a federal mediator to reach this tentative agreement," said Mike Wach, President of Local 375 and the bargaining agent for workers employed by Rural/Metro Medical Services. "We are happy that the company recognized the valuable contributions of its employees."
Founded in 1903, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters represents more than 1.4 million hardworking men and women in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
|SOURCE International Brotherhood of Teamsters|
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