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Hurley School Board grants 5% wage hike, elects officers


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HURLEY — The Hurley School Board on Monday approved a 5% increase in wages for all staff, effective immediately.

Genisot said that is higher than the union-stated Consumer Price Index of 4.16%.

According to Investopedia, CPI is defined as “a measure of the average change over time in prices paid by urban consumers for a market basket of consumer goods and services.”

Genisot said the raises will cost the district $150,500 in the next fiscal budget year, which begins on July 1.

As part of its annual reorganizational process, the board also elected of...