City workers in Miami appeared before a special magistrate for an impasse hearing Monday.
The general employees have not been able to come to an agreement with the city for a pay increase.
AFSCME Local 1907 President Sean Moy says the city is much more financially stable now than it was in 2009 when workers were asked to make concessions and pay raises were frozen.
Moy says it is time to move on from four years of no increases.
They are asking for a five percent, across-the-board pay increase for all general workers as well as an end to what they report are $90 million worth of concessions to the city since 2009.
The city manager will present the city's case.
After the hearing, the magistrate will have seven days to make recommendations to the city.
(Photo: City of Miami)