Suffolk lawmakers to vote on police union contract

Suffolk County lawmakers are set to vote on a police union contract.The Suffolk legislature will vote on the eight year, $268 million contact on Tuesday.Newsday

WOODBURY - Suffolk County lawmakers are set to vote on a police union contract.

The Suffolk legislature will vote on the eight year, $268 million contact on Tuesday.

Newsday says the contract lowers the starting salary for new recruits to $42,000 a year.

There is a no layoff clause included until 2018. After the vote, the legislature committee is expected to approve the contract on Thursday.

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