Fairlawn Mayor Bill Roth says the city has reached a tentative contract agreement with city firefighters, and service department workers.
Roth tells AkronNewsNow "What they are are two two year extensions, one for each bargaining unit, of the existing contract, including wage reopeners for future years. I'm very pleased that the unions were able to sit down and work with us amicably and in the best interest of the city."
Roth says Fairlawn and its city employee unions have a good working relationship and that was key in reaching the tentative agreement. He says the city unions have the right to examine the city's finances.
Roth says the tentative agreements will help provide financial stability for Fairlawn over the next two years.
Fairlawn City Council is expected to approve the contracts at its November 7th meeting.
Union members are currently voting on the agreements.