05/16/2011

AMO Presentation to Standing Committee on General Government on Bill 181, An Act to amend the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997. May 16, 2011.
In summary and from AMO perspective, AMO does not see particular merit or upside for municipal employers in this legislation. Although AMO understand that reducing litigation may have also been a driver for this proposed Bill, it is AMO's view that it may actually generate additional labour relations acAMO'sour prediction is correct, AMO will be back with a motion for all party support seeking relief for our property taxpayers from this legislation.

In conclusion AMO is asking for section 53.1(4) to be deleted, and with respect to DFR we are also asking for section 46.2(5) (d) to be deleted.