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L.A. officials reach tentative deal with firefighters union on pay
L.A. officials reach tentative deal with firefighters union on pay

Los Angeles officials have reached a tentative salary agreement with the city's firefighters union that provides no raises in the current fiscal year and a 2% boost next summer. Frank Lima, president of United Firefighters of Los Angeles City Local 112, said the proposed two-year deal would address a decades-old pay disparity that has left firefighters earning 2% less than their counterparts in the Police Department. "We realize the city's in financial difficulty, and the firefighters have absolutely done our part to help with the city's structural deficit," Lima said. "But we feel this tentative agreement honors our work and is fair." The union still...

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