Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Lancaster Online: Hempfield teachers vote to delay their contracted raises for a year


Hempfield teachers vote to delay their contracted raises for a year
Move will save the district about $1.5 million

By BRIAN WALLACE, Staff Writer
Hempfield School District teachers on Monday apparently became the first unionized public school teachers in Pennsylvania to agree to a pay freeze next year.
Monday's 420-53 vote by Hempfield Education Association will save the district about $1.5 million in salaries and benefits in 2011-2012 and reduces the threat of layoffs as Hempfield battles a multimillion-dollar deficit.
Read more: http://articles.lancasteronline.com/local/4/362339#ixzz1GhWAdNUK

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