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The City of Kirkland has six (6) Unions with the following bargaining union contracts:
- IAFF; Firefighters
- Police Guild; Commissioned Police
- Police Guild; Noncommissioned Support Staff
- SEIU; Police Lieutenant's
- AFSCME; Professional and clerical
- Teamsters; Grounds, maintenance, and mechanical
A Labor/Management Committee or Employee Relations Committe, meet to discuss management issues, policies, budget impacts, and concerns.
Police Officers and Firefighters are hired under the authority of the Civil Service Commission.
This Commission ensures that these Public Safety employees are hired on the basis of merit, and disciplined/terminated for cause.