Mount Vernon and Public Works Union reach agreement

The agreement, which could entail pay raises of up to 14% for some workers, awaits ratification by the union and approval by city officials.

News 12 Staff

Sep 7, 2023, 4:43 PM

Updated 218 days ago

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The City of Mount Vernon and the Public Works Union 456 have reached a new contract agreement after seven years without pay raises.
This development follows reports of an "unofficial slowdown" by public works employees, resulting in a buildup of garbage on the streets.
The agreement, which could entail pay raises of up to 14% for some workers, awaits ratification by the union and approval by city officials.


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