Yale police union reaches deal on new contract with university


After more than two years of talks, dozens of protests, and the threat of a strike, Yale University and the school’s police union have reached a deal on a new contract.

It’s a seven-year agreement that includes a 3 percent raise for each of those years.

Yale officers will top out at a maximum pay of $95,000 per year.

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The deal preserves medical and prescription coverage benefits for retirees, but, the union did agree to concessions on health insurance premiums.

An attorney for the police union said, in part:

“Over the past two years, the YPBA and the university have worked in good faith to resolve our differences and have reached a tentative agreement that is fair to both parties. Most importantly, we believe the agreement recognizes the risks and sacrifices our members make while protecting the Yale community.”

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