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Contract Negotiations Set

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Yellowstone County Commissioners set a date to negotiate the sheriff's deputy contracts.

According to Commissioner Jim Reno, an outside mediator will come on Thursday January 16th to assist in the process. According to Montana Public Employees Representative Darcy Dahle, deputies are concerned over the strict compensation and sick-time guidelines commissioners want to impose. Commissioner Reno said negotiations will take place in the Yellowstone County Courthouse and will likely take time to resolve. If commissioners will impose their best and final offer to deputies. Deputies have already voted to strike if necessary.

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