LEBANON COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — Correctional officers are getting a raise in Lebanon County.
Commissioners agreed on a contract at a recent meeting. New hires will now receive $21 an hour, which is an increase of more than $5 an hour.
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New hires also won’t be mandated overtime, but they can volunteer for it.
Also, correctional officers will be eligible for double overtime after the third consecutive shift in a seven-day period.
In 2023 and 2024, there will be a 4% salary bump.