Clearfield – A deal has been made with prison guards at the Clearfield County Jail.
The County Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a tentative four-year contract which covers 28 prison employees and will run to the end of 2025.
Terms of the agreement includes wage increases of $2 per hour in year one, $1 per hour in year two, and 80-cents per hour in years three and four.
It also increases the starting wage to $15 per hour.
There are changes to health insurance benefits in the new contract including a spousal exclusion policy and a deductible.
The County Commissioners are now looking to reach an agreement with the county’s court-related, court-appointed, and residual employee groups.