Chippewa Cree council proposes pay raises

Employees, council members and the chairman and vice chairman of the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana are in line for pay raises.

Employees will receive a 5 percent raise under a proposal that was given tentative approval by the council. The council members will receive a $15,000 raise, bringing their salaries to $85,000.

The chairman and vice chairman would also receive the $15,000 raise. The chairman is currently paid $80,000 and the vice chairman is currently paid $75,000.

The figures could be adjusted once they win final council approval. Two council members voted against the raise.

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