Beaver County Union Workers Mulling Over New Contract Offer

The Beaver County Commissioners Unit and court-related workers are mulling over a tentative contract offer by the county. Joe Mann of the S.E.I. U. tells Beaver County Radio News that the county’s latest offer is a big improvement over it’s previous offer. It includes a one and a half percent raise for the first year with no retro…but the big issue in the talks was health insurance. Workers contribution to their insurance would go up a half percent for the first year, two and a quarter for the second year and three percent in the third. Union leaders will meet with the rank and file tonight to decide whether to set a date for a vote.