The City of Thompson and its Union partner, the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 2200 (IAFF), have ratified a new 3-year contract for Thompson Fire and Emergency Services employees, effective January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2024.
The new agreement approves a 2.5% annual wage increase in all three years of the contract, and includes an annual reimbursement of $200 per year towards licensure fees with the new College of Paramedics of Manitoba. One-time labour market wage rate adjustments for the positions of Captain, Senior Communications Officer, and Senior Alarm Room Attendant classifications were also included.
IAFF Local 2200 includes 29 Thompson Fire and Emergency Services personnel, in roles Fire Fighters/Paramedics, Communications, and Alarm Room roles.
“We want to thank IAFF for reaching a negotiated settlement with the City of Thompson. We look forward to continuing to work together with the Fire and Emergency services, and continuing to deliver highly qualified and professional emergency services to the residents of Thompson,“ said Mayor Colleen Smook.