Beaver Dam Firefighter And Paramedics Have A New Contract

(Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam firefighter-paramedics have a new contract in place. The common council this week ratified the collective bargaining agreement between the city and the International Association of Firefighters Local 3432.

The union and the city’s police and fire commission had previously signed off on the three-year document. The contract calls for annual cost of living increases of two-point-five-percent (2.5%) which breaks down to a one-point-five-percent (1.5%) raise on January 1 and a one-percent (1%) raise on July 1 of each year.

There is also an adjustment of the vacation schedule and a $100 increase in the uniform allowance. The contract runs through 2024.