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GIAA, firefighters close to compromise

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by Mindy Aguon

Guam - The Guam International Airport Authority and airport firefighters may be close to reaching a compromise over cut overtime hours.  Both parties met before the Civil Service Commission Thursday afternoon to ask for a 30-day extension to reach a settlement.  If they reach an agreement within that time frame they'll present the terms for final CSC approval on February 9.

If a settlement can't be reached a merit hearing will be held on March 18.  29 airport firefighters filed a formal grievance, as they received a nearly 25% pay cut as a result of austerity measures that were implemented last May.

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