• Vt., trooper union reach contract
    May 14,2013
     

    Vt., trooper union reach contract

    The state of Vermont and the union that represents state police troopers have reached a labor deal that does not include an across-the-board increase in existing salaries.

    The new agreement does not call for a pay increase for troopers.

    But a change to the pay system implemented apart from the contract increased salaries for unionized troopers. That is expected to cost the state about $2 million a year in additional payroll costs.

    The agreement still must be ratified by the troopers. The current contract expires June 30.

    Gov. Peter Shumlin and troopers’ union President Michael O’Neil said the deal reflects a balance between compensating troopers fairly and addressing budget constraints in a fiscally responsible manner.

    MORE IN Vermont News
    BARRE — Armed with what appears to be one workable bid, City Manager Steve Mackenzie said Friday ... Full Story
    BARRE — In the grand scheme of things it wasn’t big money, but for the 19 recipients — ranging... Full Story
    Fed grants ‘let the work begin’
    MONTPELIER— A pending deal between the state and federal governments will give a big boost to... Full Story
    More Articles
  •  
     
    • MEDIA GALLERY 
    • VIDEOS
    • PHOTOS