Collective Bargaining

The City of Dallas currently has two employee associations:

The Dallas Police Employees Association, consisting of all full-time sworn Police Officers of the Dallas Police Department, except for the positions of Chief of Police, Lieutenants, Sergeants, and other managerial, confidential, temporary, casual, or seasonal members. The contracts with DPEA are negotiated for a two-year period. The 2016-2018 contract, which became effective July 1, 2016, can be viewed here.

Polk County Professional Fire Fighters Association
(International Association of Firefighters Local 4196) consists of all regular, full-time Emergency Medical Technicians, currently classified as Paramedics and Paramedic Shift Lieutenants, employed by the City of Dallas, excluding supervisors, confidential employees, and any temporary or casual employees. These contracts are negotiated for a three-year period. The current agreement is available by clicking the link.