“This dispute was always and only about affordability. And we as a city are now in a place to provide pay increases as set out in that award.” — Mayor Michael Nutter
Local 22 President Joe Schulle is facing many challenges, including an all-time low in morale.
Even as City Hall and Philadelphia’s firefighters union embarked on new contract arbitration last week, Mayor Michael Nutter yielded ground in his administration’s prolonged legal war with firefighters over their recently expired 2009 contract.
Philadelphia Fire Department batallion chief and deputy fire marshal Charles LePre celebrates a monumental career milestone.
After an arsonist started a fire that destroyed the homes of five Port Richmond families, River Wards neighbors have responded in the way they know best: by coming together to support one another.
Fire Fighters Local 22 announces plans to seek a city charter change that would reduce Mayor Nutter’s power to launch court appeals.
Bill Gault, who was very vocal about perceived mistakes in the handling of the Kensington Buck Hosiery fire, has been voted out of his post as head of Philadelphia's Local 22 firefighters union.
Bill Gault would sometimes borrow from The Godfather to illustrate the challenges confronting him as the elected president of Philadelphia’s firefighters union, which is in the midst of a four-year contract dispute with the city.
Sometimes, when things get really convoluted, the smartest thing to do is to hit the reset button.