LAS VEGAS (AP) -- North Las Vegas firefighters union leaders are offering to take a 5 percent pay cut to save 35 jobs for at least the next six months.
A tentative agreement between the city and its 200-member firefighters union came Monday after a judge on Friday blocked the city from firefighter layoffs aimed making up part of a $30.3 million budget shortfall.
Firefighters are also giving up education incentives, bilingual incentive pay and uniform maintenance pay.
The agreement won't be final until the union votes on the measures July 20 and the City Council approves later this month.
The ruling means the two parties won't meet Wednesday in court, where a judge was due to hear arguments on an injunction to stop the layoffs.
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