City of Tallahassee, police union announce contract agreement

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After more than a year of negotiations and a very public billboard campaign by the Police Benevolent Association, the city of Tallahassee is set to ratify a contract with its police officers.

City and PBA officials announced a three-year contract agreement had been reached Tuesday. Officers who are PBA members had been working without a formal contract since October. 

The contract will come before the City Commission Wednesday for ratification. 

More:See the tentative PBA contract

The new contract between the PBA and the city includes, in part, no pay increase this year but a 2% across-the-board increase in 2022 and 2023, a reduction in pension contribution during those years to a 10.99% rate, Cost of Living Adjustments for PBA members with pension entry dates from Jan. 2001 through the end of Dec. 2003, and parental leave of 240 hours annually.

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