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Police union files labor complaint against city

The union representing Havre police officers has filed a grievance against the city, saying higher health insurance costs have been passed on to police officers before a new premium has been negotiated as specified in their contract.

Dick LeTang of the Montana Public Employees Association, which represents Havre police, said that when officers received their paychecks at the end of August, the higher cost of insurance had been deducted for July and August. LeTang said the extra cost was "a big shocker" for the officers.

"It's significant," he said.

Havre police Sgt. Bill Wilkinson, who represe...


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