LABOR TENSION: PMEA negotiations continue with Petersburg Borough
May 17, 2018
Employees of the Petersburg Municipal Employee’s Association complained of “bullying,” and a, “big lack of professionalism,” taking place at the negotiating table, according to comments made at Monday’s special assembly meeting on Monday.
Joe Bertagnoli, who has led the PMEA negotiations in the past said, “It’s not pretty.” It’s like when we negotiated with former city manager Scott Hahn. When items are placed on the table, negotiator John Hoag says, “Hell no.”
“We’re not asking for the moon,” Bertagnoli added.
Blake Buotte continued by saying, “there is a b...