Local 420

SLPS contract
11:11 pm
Tue November 15, 2011

SLPS teachers to get raises for the first time in three years

Union president Mary Armstrong and SLPS superintendent Kelvin Adams shake hands after the approval of a new three-year contract for district employees that includes the first raises in three years.
(Patrick Wallace/St. Louis Public Schools)

St. Louis Public Schools employees will get raises for the first time since the 2008-2009 school year under a contract approved Tuesday night by the state-appointed Special Administrative Board that oversees the district.

Members of the American Federation of Teachers Local 420 voted overwhelmingly earlier in the week to approve the new three-year deal, which takes effect immediately.

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