POLICE CONTRACT PASSES Huntington Police Have New Contract With City
Reported by: Dave Benton
Videographer: Chris Mazivanhanga
Web Producer: Dave Benton
Reported: Jun. 11, 2012 9:32 PM EDT
Updated: Jun. 11, 2012 10:36 PM EDT
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Huntington police got a unanimous green light from Council to enter into a new 3 year contract. It's the first time since 2008 the Fraternal Order Of Police Gold Star Lodge 65 has had a contract with the city.
Each January of the three year contract, police can negotiate wages, plus there's a 10 percent cap on insurance premiums. Wage negotiations will be discussed at the beginning of each year of the contract.
The contract goes into effect in July, it expires 2015.