New Pa. police contract raises salaries, cuts pensions


By Patrick Kerkstra
The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — The five-year contract that arbitrators awarded Philadelphia police officers last week stands to save taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars - just not any time soon.

Future mayors will owe Michael Nutter big for putting the brakes on long-accelerating pension and health-care costs that have consumed a bigger slice of the city's spending year after year.

LexisNexis Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.   
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy

Full story: New Pa. police contract raises salaries, cuts pensions

Recommended Administration

Join the discussion

Be the first
to comment
PoliceOne comments can only be accessed by verified law enforcement professionals.
Please sign in or register to view or write your own comments below.