San Bernardino Seal

Posted: 01/24/2013 06:36:23 PM PST

SAN BERNARDINO – Mediation between the city and its police and fire unions broke down after only one meeting, leading the City Council to call a special meeting for Monday.

The unions were scheduled to meet with a bankruptcy judge as part of the city’s bankruptcy filing, but there was no agreement and the nonbinding mediation was called off, City Attorney James F. Penman said before the council voted to meet in closed session to discuss the development.

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