Pursuant to the provisions of Article 28 of our union contract, on 05 February 16 a formal letter was tendered by our Attorney Thomas Pleines to the Office of the Mayor and the Corporation Counsel’s Office indicating that the P.B.P.A. Unit 156B Lieutenants is exercising our rights to begin contract negotiations upon the expiration of our current contract on 30 June 2016. By tendering this letter, our current contract will remain in full effect while we begin negotiating our new contract. All rights, privileges and protections for our members will remain in place during contract negotiations.
Lt. Eve M. Gushes