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Gloversville school district wants employees to take pay freeze, cheaper insurance

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The Gloversville Enlarged School District is asking its employee unions to accept a pay freeze and health insurance change that combined could save $1.6 million. The school is projecting a $3 million budget gap for the 2011-12 school year, based on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to cut district aid by about $988 per student. To close the gap the district is considering cutting 20 to 25 staff positions, including as many as a dozen teachers. ...

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March 24, 2011
9:30 p.m.

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Those "step raises" average a lot more than 2% per year. More like 4%.