AFSCME

No Pay Increase In Sight for City-Workers
NEW BEDFORD- A pay increase won’t be coming anytime soon for city workers.
A motion to adopt a new contract for those employed by the City of New Bedford, proposed by the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), was not passed by City Council during sess…
City Of New Bedford, AFSCME Local 851 Agree On Labor Deal
The City of New Bedford and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 851 have reached agreement on a new labor contract.
Members of the city workers union, which covers clerks, custodians, mechanics and others, have been working under terms of a contract which expired ne…
Councilors Get Few Answers On City Finances
Councilors grilled City Finance chief Ari Sky and Solicitor Mikaela McDermott at Monday night's Fnance Committee meeting about city finances, but came away with few answers. 
Councilors pressed Sky and McDermott about how the potential $1...