Spano, Yonkers firefighters debate staffing levels at arbitration hearing
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Yonkers officials and the city's firefighter union met for six hours in closed-door arbitration hearings Tuesday in an effort to resolve a contentious dispute over minimum-staffing levels for the city's fire department.
At issue is a requirement that the city keep at least 57 firefighters on duty, no matter how many have called in sick, a number set by an expired labor contract between the...