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Gladewater ISD: Insurance costs offset by step, percentage raises

Gladewater ISD: Insurance costs offset by step, percentage raises
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Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 4:19pm

Gladewater ISD is revising its salary schedules and giving step and percentage raises to all employees to offset some of the additional cost its personnel will spend in 2013-14 on increasing insurance premiums, Superintendent J.P. Richardson announced Tuesday.

The Gladewater ISD school board is set to adopt a balanced 2013-14 budget June 17, Richardson said. Within that budget, trustees intend to allot an additional $261,867 more than existing salary costs to give all employees — professionals and non-professionals — a step raise and percentage raise, Richardson said.

The move comes one year after Gladewater ISD gave all employees a two-step increase to make up for salary freezes during the 2011-12 school year.

Continue reading this story from KETK newspaper partner the Longview News-Journal.

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