PMEA, assembly ratify new collective bargaining agreement
July 6, 2023
Following an executive session during Monday’s Petersburg Borough Assembly meeting, the assembly voted 6-0, with Mayor Mark Jensen excused, to approve the new collective bargaining agreement between the borough and the Petersburg Municipal Employees Association.
The new CBA will run from July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2026.
The biggest change from their last agreement is the introduction of a new wage matrix, which eliminates step increases and replaces them with a longevity pay system.
According to the agreement, employees will receive a percentage increase to their hourly wage based on the ne...