Mass. cops settle contract, will get pay increase
New hires will not be offered the more expensive medical plan
By Jennifer Myers
LOWELL -- The city and the 230-member Lowell Police Patrolmen's Union have reached a contract settlement, concluding more than three years of negotiations.
Under the terms of the agreement, the patrolmen, whose contract expired June 30, 2007, will receive an 8 percent pay increase effective July 1, 2010. The increase averages out to 2 percent per year. However, there is no retroactive pay included.
Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Recommended for you
Join the discussion
PoliceOne top 5
- Sheriff: Suspect opened fire on Texas deputy’s children, home in 'attack'
- After HOA demands pro-cop flag taken down, family shows support for LE in a different way
- 50 to 60 teens swarm Calif. train, rob weekend riders
- Video: SC motorcycle pursuit ends in fatal wreck
- Del. trooper killed, suspect barricaded in house