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Cleveland City Council rejects firefighters tentative union contract because it eliminated longstanding clause of termination for conviction of domestic violence, Mayor Jackson pushed rejection issue supported by Imperial Women Coalition, women activists

Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog,  O hio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog. Tel: 216-659-0473   ( ) /   ( ) Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson CLEVELAND, Ohio-Per the urging of Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, Cleveland City Council voted 16-1 at its regular meeting on Monday evening to adopt legislation against a tentative collective bargaining agreement between the city and the firefighter's union because of a controversial provision that eliminates a longstanding clause that requires that any firefighter convicted of domestic violence is immediately terminated. The stalemate sends the two parties, the firefighters union and the city of Cleveland, back to the negotiating table. City council has 30 days to approve a contract, tentatively. Ongoing fighting between union leaders and the Jackson administration has stalled negotiations for a new two