”This agreement reflects the hard work and commitment demonstrated by both sides at the negotiating table,” Fire Chief Lori Hamer said in the statement. ”The result is good for the members of the LPFFA, for the London firefighters and for the community.” READ MORE: London firefighters ratify agreements with the city The new five-year contract includes pay increases for each of the five years, improved performance, a broader process for promotions and cost control measures. ”The LPFFA worked with the company to reach an agreement that included both salary and performance improvements, while ensuring a balance for taxpayers,” said Jason Timlick, President of the LPFFA. ”LPFFA members are dedicated professionals who work 24-7 to protect the City of London.” ”On behalf of the City Council and the municipality, I would like to thank the collective agreement commissions for the group and the association for their hard work. Through your efforts, the city has been able to negotiate a renewed collective agreement that provides residents and taxpayers with cost security and stability for employees and the company. Representing city of Edmonton staff for fire protection, investigation, inspection and support services. July 31, 2020 COVID-19 Update An updated letter of reflection on temporary layoffs was obtained between the City of Edmonton (the ”City”) and the Canadian Union of Local Employees 30; Civic Services Union 52; International Brotherhood of Electrified Workers 1007; Edmonton Fire Fighters Union; Amalgamated Transit Union Local 569 and Amalgamated Transit Union Local 569, DATS Unit (together the ”Unions”). CUPE 30`s approval is provisional and subject to internal review and approval, which will be completed on August 5. The March 2020 redeployment letter has expired and has not been verified due to the slowdown in redeployment requirements. The city and the unions agreed that the terms of employment of new employees would not change.