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City Council OKs pact with public works union

Public Works Department employees will get a 1 percent pay increase under the terms of a contract with the city of Havre.

The deal with the Local 336 of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees was approved unanimously by City Council Monday night.

Mayor Tim Solomon said the deal was worked out with the help of a mediator.

The increase is retroactive to July 1, 2012.

For the 2013-14 year, the union members will get the same increase as worked out with the firefighters union, the mayor said.

The city will soon have contract talks with the police and fire unions, the mayor sa...


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