No arbitration as police agreement ratified

Contract underscores historic differential with firefighters
By Danielle Harder
|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 05/21/2010

The firm line taken by arbitrators in three recent decisions involving firefighters and police in Canada has forced the City of Edmonton to reach an agreement with its police service.

After more than a year of negotiations, the two sides avoided arbitration earlier this month after city council approved a new contract.