Albuquerque Fire Rescue Gets Pay Upgrade

NEW MONEY FOR ALBUQUERQUE FIRE RESCUE. IT’S GETTING 379-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO MAKE WHAT PARAMEDIC FIREFIGHTERS ARE PAID MORE IN LINE WITH WHAT OTHER MEMBERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS, LOCAL 244, ARE EARNING. THE ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL SAYS THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVED THE FUNDING MONDAY AND IT WILL COME FROM ALBUQUERQUE’S GENERAL FUND RESERVES IN THE FISCAL 2019 BUDGET.

IT WILL COVER EIGHT PERCENT PAY DIFFERENTIAL BETWEEN REGULAR FIREFIGHTERS AND PARAMEDIC FIREFIGHTERS. THE MONEY WAS NEGOTIATED BY THE CITY AND THE UNION.

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