City Council makes new 3 percent pay raises official
The Havre City Council on Monday approved pay raises of 3 percent for nonunion employees.
It also approved raises of 3.25 percent for 26 city public works employees. That raise was contained in a labor contract ratified by members of Local 336 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees and approved Monday night by the council.
The new one-year contract also extends from 25 to 31 the maximum number of years public works employees can receive longevity pay. The city agreed to pay half of this year's 45 percent health insurance premium increase as part of the contract....