Lexington

Local/Regional News
4:30 pm
Tue February 21, 2012

City Signs Labor Agreement with Corrections Union

Mayor Jim Gray (left) signs the contract with Sgt. Kevin Johnson. Photo by Brenna Angel.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The city of Lexington signed a four-year labor agreement Tuesday with employees of the Fayette County Detention Center. The contract, which was ratified last month, represents $1.2 million in savings to the government.

"The Community Corrections officers and sergeants understand the financial crisis the great city of Lexington is facing and we wanted to answer the mayor's call for public safety employees to make sacrifices," says Sgt. Kevin Johnson, President of Town Branch FOP Lodge #83.

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