Port Burwell firefighters vote to join union
Bayham volunteer firefighters from the Port Burwell station have moved to join Teamsters Local Union 879 after a recent vote.
The Aylmer Express obtained a copy of the application for certification filed with the Ontario Labour Relations Board after Bayham firefighters from both the Port Burwell and Straffordville stations held a certification vote on Dec. 27.
Bayham officials have objected to having only firefighters from the Port Burwell station becoming unionized and will meet with OLRB and Teamster representatives in mid-January.
Read more in the Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 print edition or the online e-edition.