unions http://kios.org en Union wants health care benefits extended to same-sex married couples http://kios.org/post/union-wants-health-care-benefits-extended-same-sex-married-couples <p>The city of Omaha says same-sex spouses of union employees can get pension and flexible spending benefits, but not health or dental care benefits. Thu, 21 Nov 2013 20:25:22 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 39208 at http://kios.org Tentative agreement reached with Omaha firefighters' union http://kios.org/post/tentative-agreement-reached-omaha-firefighters-union <p></p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 13px; line-height: 15px; "><p>OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha firefighters could soon have their first new contract since 2007 after negotiators reached a tentative deal.</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 19:36:42 +0000 Associated Press 21323 at http://kios.org CIty Council negotiating team, Fire Management Team reach tentative agreement http://kios.org/post/city-council-negotiating-team-fire-management-team-reach-tentative-agreement <p></p><p>Members of Omaha&rsquo;s Fire Management Team will contribute more to the pension system and be on the city&rsquo;s health care plan under a tentative agreement.</p><p>The Omaha City Council announced Friday that a tentative agreement was reached with the union representing the four-member Fire Management Team. It includes Chief Mike McDonnell and three Assistant Chiefs.</p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 15:45:17 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 15756 at http://kios.org