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AMR Reaches Agreement in Principle with Local Union



Mayor Byron Brown encourages negotiations. Buffalo Emergency Medical Service continues without disruption.

(Buffalo, NY) — During a final week of contract discussions, AMR Western New York has reached an agreement with Teamster’s Union Local 449. The union has rescinded the strike order. The contract tentative agreement is being finalized over the next few days. 

Earlier in the week, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown encouraged representatives from the union and AMR Western New York to finalize the agreement to avoid a strike by union members.
AMR Buffalo EMS teams have continued to work throughout the negotiation process while comprehensive contingency plans were put in place to ensure that there would be no service disruptions. 

AMR expresses sincere appreciation to our Local, County and State partners who worked with us to develop the necessary continuity plans. We remain committed to our employees and the communities we serve. 
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About American Medical Response
American Medical Response, Inc., America’s leading provider of medical transportation, provides services in 40 states and the District of Columbia. More than 28,000 AMR paramedics, EMTs, RNs and other professionals work together to transport more than 4.8 million patients nationwide each year in critical, emergency and non-emergency situations.AMR also provides fire services through Rural Metro Fire Department, (www.ruralmetrofire.com). AMR is a subsidiary of Global Medical Response, (www.GlobalMedicalResponse.com). For more information about AMR, visit www.amr.net and follow @AMR_Social on Twitter and Instagram.


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