Nassau County's largest union reaches deal

(AP) - Nassau County's largest union has reached a tentative agreement with the county on a new contract they say will save millions.The agreement comes

MINEOLA - (AP) - Nassau County's largest union has reached a tentative agreement with the county on a new contract they say will save millions.

The agreement comes amid an ongoing review by a state monitoringboard of the county's finances.

CSEA president Jerry Laricchiuta says the union agreed to change the pay scale for future employees. That could represent a savings of $60 million over the term of the contract. Exact details were still to be announced.

The union has 5,600 full-time employees and nearly 7,000including part-time and seasonal workers.

County Executive Edward Mangano says the agreement shows that apossible takeover of county finances by the Nassau Interim FinanceAuthority is not needed.

The authority has not indicated when it might meet or takeaction.

Exec. Mangano readies new plan to take on unions

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