City strikes tentative deal with DC 37

Mayor de Blasio announced the city has struck a tentative contract deal with DC 37, the city's largest public employee union representing more than 100,000

The new deal ensures 10 percent in raises

The new deal ensures 10 percent in raises over a seven-year period as well as a $1,000 bonus.

BROOKLYN - Mayor de Blasio announced the city has struck a tentative contract deal with DC 37, the city's largest public employee union representing more than 100,000 workers.

DC 37 has been without a contract for four years. The new deal ensures 10 percent in raises over a seven-year period as well as a $1,000 bonus.

The mayor says at this point, about 60 percent of the city's workforce has contract agreements and a pattern has been established for future negotiations.

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