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The International Association of Machinists Local Lodge 1296 announced the deal Saturday afternoon.
The Leaf-Chronicle reported that the union and company agreed to a new 80/20 match Blue Cross/Blue Shield PPO (preferred provider organization) Health Insurance Plan effective Jan. 1, 2014, which replaces all current plans.
There will be no change in existing plans or employee premium contributions for the remainder of 2013, and the employee premium contribution does not increase in 2014.
The deal also includes a lump-sum $1,000 bonus, a 20 cents-an-hour raise after the first year and a 40 cents-an-hour raise every year thereafter.
The new contract runs until February 2017.
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Man pleads guilty to Memphis officer's murder
May 21, 2013 22:22 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A former death row inmate is set to be released from prison after he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder of a Memphis police officer.
Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich said Tuesday that she has accepted Timothy McKinney's guilty plea.
McKinney was convicted of first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of Officer Don Williams. The officer was killed outside a comedy club in December 1997.
McKinney appealed and won a new trial, which ended with a deadlocked jury. A third trial earlier this year also ended in a hung jury.
The Commercial Appeal reports that McKinney was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Since he's already served more than 15 years -- including 11 on death row -- McKinney will be released this week.
Williams' family opposed the settlement.
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