The support staff receives the same health insurance benefit, with the district contribution being capped at 90% of the lowest cost plan. Support staff is responsible for paying the difference in higher cost plans. The estimated cost to the taxpayers for the first year of the contract is $0.07 per thousand in Kingston and $0.10 per thousand in Newton. This contract will also help us to remain competitive, attract and retain high quality staff, and protect our investment in our current staff.
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