Jacksonville firefighters have reached a tentative contract agreeement.Jacksonville firefighters have reached a tentative contract agreeement.
Jacksonville firefighters have reached a tentative contract agreeement.

Jacksonville firefighters reach contract agreement

Published on June 7, 2024 at 4:44 pm

The city and the union for Jacksonville’s firefighters have reached a three-year tentative contract.

The city announced that the contract with the International Association of Firefighters, Local 122, includes a 12% salary increase in the 2024-2025 fiscal year. It includes 5% increases the next two years. Fiscal years run from Oct. 1 to Sept. 30.

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In 2027, retirement benefits for new enrollees would move to the Florida Retirement System. Current enrollees of the defined contribution plan will have the option to remain there or move to the FRS.

The city is also moving to a fixed rate health care plan, a news release from the city stated.

The union will post the tentative agreement for 15 days for membership review, followed by three days of voting by members. The Jacksonville City Council also must give final approval.

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author image Reporter, WJCT News 89.9 Dan Scanlan is a veteran journalist with almost 40 years of experience in radio, television, and print reporting. He has worked at various stations in the Northeast and Jacksonville. Prior to joining the WJCT News team, Dan spent 34 years at The Florida Times-Union as a police and current affairs reporter.
author image Reporter, WJCT News 89.9 Dan Scanlan is a veteran journalist with almost 40 years of experience in radio, television, and print reporting. He has worked at various stations in the Northeast and Jacksonville. Prior to joining the WJCT News team, Dan spent 34 years at The Florida Times-Union as a police and current affairs reporter.

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