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Butler County Community College approves faculty contract

| Friday, May 18, 2007

Butler County Community College's board has approved a faculty contract.

Faculty members approved the five-year deal last week. The agreement, which takes effect July 1, calls for pay raises, but requires faculty to contribute to their health insurance premiums for the first time, officials said. Contributions don't begin until the third year of the contract.

The 70 faculty members will get a 4 percent pay increase in the first year, 3.75 percent in the second year and 3.8 percent in subsequent years. Full-time faculty also get a $400 signing bonus.

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