Beloit city council updated on wage freeze proposal
The unprecedented talks are necessary, according to City Manager Larry Arft, because the city is facing a revenue shortfall along with increased costs due to the recession.
Public Works employees have already agreed to a freeze in 2010, but would get a 2.5% increase in 2011.
Arft says if the other unions don't agree to the wage freeze, it may be necessary to layoff city staff.
Last updated: 11:19 am Thursday, December 13, 2012