Select Board's Letter to Westwood Residents Sheds More Light on Contract Negotiations with Fire Union (UPDATED)


Source: Town of Westwood. Image of page 1 of Select Board's two-page letter dated May 17, 2023.

Through a letter addressed to residents dated May 17, 2023, Westwood Select Board is responding to what it calls "bargaining through the media" by Westwood Fire Union Local 1994, where the union has been quoted in the Boston Herald as characterizing the Town of Westwood as refusing to bargain the union contract in good faith. 

Members of Select Board have issued a statement to set forth the Town's perspective on the negotiations. Read the Select Board's letter to Westwood residents here. Additionally, below this article is a comment posted by Chris Pierce who provides a link to the union's reply to Select Board, also dated May 17, 2023.

Updated 5/17/2023 at 11:40 p.m.

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