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By John Roche, Attorney - Tuesday, January 15, 2013


The Shorewood Patrol Officers recently ratified a three year Agreement.  The Bargaining Unit was represented by Dan Koopmann, Jason Keehma, Dan Tischina, and John Roche.  The Bargaining Unit received across the board raises of 2.5% effective April 1, 2012; 2.75%, effective April 1, 2013; and 2.75%, effective April 1, 2014.  There was no change to insurance.  Improvements were also made in vacation accrual, vacation carryover, personal time, sick leave accrual, funeral leave, longevity pay, detective stipend, uniform allowance, and meal allowance.