Mayor De Blasio Announces Tentative Deal With 8 Unions

CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city has reached contract agreements with a coalition of eight unions representing almost 12,000 city employees who are supervisors in the police, fire, correction and sanitation departments.

The agreements are for seven-year contacts that include a one percent salary increase in the first year, which is different from the other union agreements that the administration has negotiated thus far, which didn’t have increases in the first year.

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Additional 1 percent raises take hold in each of the next three years, followed by raises of 1.5 percent, 2.5 percent, and three percent in the last year.

The Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association and the sergeants’ union, whose bosses have attacked the administration publicly in recent days, are still negotiating.

But head of the…

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