Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Iron County Board rewards employees with incentives


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HURLEY — Members of the Iron County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday evening to support county employees in relation to either flexibility in hours or targeted increases in pay.

Representatives of six county offices first formally expressed success, within a letter dated Aug. 21, in relation to a summer schedule of four and one-half day weeks and thereby requested “respectfully” to continue with the new hours that had been granted on a trial basis until Sept. 4.

The new schedule allows employees of those offices, consistently, to take Friday afterno...