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Council approves annual wage increases for city employees


October 4, 2016

The Sweet Home City Council last week approved 2.5-percent annual raises for its non-union employees.

The council voted 7-0 during its regular meeting on Sept. 27 to approve the raises, the same increase included in a contract with the city’s general employees that was ratified two weeks earlier.

The total cost of the raises over three years will be an estimated $54,000, said Finance Director Pat Gray.

Non-union employees include department heads, supervisors and certain office managers and administrative assistants.

Following the decision, department heads receiving raises include L...

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