Employees of Health Department have new contract

By WEEK Reporter

Employees of Health Department have new contract

December 18, 2012 Updated Dec 18, 2012 at 12:45 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill -- Employees with the Peoria City-County Health Department have a new contract.

The Peoria County Board of Health have ratified a three year contract with AFSCME Council 31, which represents the workers.

Employees okayed the agreement earlier this month.

The new pact calls for a wage increases of two percent in the first year and two and a half percent increases in subsequent years.

In recognition of good faith bargaining the Health Department says a 125 dollar signing bonus was included as part of the agreement.

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