Deal In Place For Louisville Corrections Officers To Get Immediate Raises

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(Louisville, KY) - Metro Government is hoping immediate pay raises will help attract and retain Louisville Metro Corrections officers. 

Mayor Greg Fischer, Metro Corrections and the union representing the officers announced a tentative deal Wednesday. It would boost the starting pay for new corrections officers to just over $44,000 annually, while all sworn officers would get an eight-percent raise.

The yet to be approved contract also includes improved accountability for Corrections employees.

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