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City Pushed Through Union Contracts Month Before Budget Crisis

Despite declarations by elected officials in the City of Jacksonville that the city is in the midst of a budget crisis, the City Council rushed through legislation in June which the Mayor requested be heard as an emergency that approved new collective bargaining agreements with City employees represented by two different unions.  The legislation, 2009-477 and 2009-478, was backdated as the city was operating under an expired contract with one of the unions.

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