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LAPD union says contract negotiations are at an impasse
LAPD union says contract negotiations are at an impasse

The Los Angeles police officers union announced Friday that it had reached an impasse with city negotiators on salary talks, saying the latest contract offer submitted by Mayor Eric Garcetti is insulting. Two and a half months since their contract expired, officials with the Police Protective League filed paperwork saying they want a third-party negotiator to step in to resolve differences between the two sides. Union Vice President Corina Lee said the league, which represents 9,000 rank-and-file officers, submitted a proposal three weeks ago asking for three consecutive raises totaling 8%: 2% in January 2015, 3% in January 2016 and 3% in January 2017. The city responded, according to...

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