10 percent pay hike for Los Angeles County workers approved

Los Angeles County supervisors today unanimously approved a 10 percent pay raise for firefighters, deputy sheriffs, criminalists, correction officers, coroner investigators, probation officers, supervising child support officers and deputy district attorneys.

The raise will be spread out over three years, according to labor pacts the county reached with unions representing those workers.

The projected gross cost of the agreements is $44.6 million in fiscal 2015-16, $57.7 million in 2016-17, $54.3 million in fiscal 2017-18 and $23.1 million in fiscal 2018-19, according to information provided by the county.

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