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Pay hikes approved in District 161

Pay increases for all employees are now in place after actions were taken by the Flossmoor District 161 Board of Education at a special meeting Jan. 23.

Approved were raises for non-bargaining employees and new rates of pay for substitute teachers and lunch aides. These increases follow a new four-year agreement reached with teachers on Dec. 12.

The board and the Flossmoor Education Association (FEA) ratified a four-year pact that begins with the current 2016-17 school year. This year teachers will receive a 3.5 percent increase followed by a 3 . . .

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