Havre firefighters negotiate new labor contract
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Four of five proposed changes to the Havre firefighters' labor contract were informally agreed upon Monday night by the Havre City Council finance committee. The fifth centers on the firefighters' wages and on how much the city's health insurance premiums will increase something they haven't done in a decade.
"We're very happy with what the city is proposing back to us," firefighters' union representative Kelly Jones said after the meeting.
But that doesn't mean the union, Local 601 of the International Association of Firefighters, isn't concerned.
"We're kind of worried about the insurance...