OC Police Labor Talks Stall
The talks between the Ocean City police and the resort’s officials have stalled over the latest labor contract.
At issue is a cost of living adjustment which may have to go to arbitration.
Previous agreements have included an automatic annual 3 percent cost of living adjustment.
Union President Sgt. Shawn Jones told the Salisbury Daily Times that he wants to get his officers pay on par with other law enforcement agencies in the region.
The bargaining unit includes 90 officers from the rank 0f sergeant on down.
The contract talks have been going on since February.