We thought our police union clients and their friends and families would enjoy this column by Joe Fitzgerald of The Boston Herald. With so much police bashing in the press these days, it’s nice to see a tribute to the hard work they do.
The Boston City Council today voted 12-0 to fund Arbitrator Timothy Buckalew’s arbitration award covering the collective bargaining agreement between the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association and the City of Boston for 2010-2016. Read a copy of the Award here, and a copy of the arbitrator’s opinion here. Sandulli Grace is proud to have represented the BPPA in this proceeding.
On Friday afternoon, the Waltham Police Patrol Officers and Superior Officers, both locals of the Massachusetts Coalition of Police, the largest police union in New England, held an informational picket at Waltham City Hall. Their message was simple: after more than three years since the last contract expired and more than four years without a raise, we want a contract. Continue reading