By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) — Pension contribution rates are going up for tens of thousands of public school employees in Pennsylvania.READ MORE: Carson Middle School In North Allegheny To Have Extra Security In Place On Thursday
This affects about 94,000 school employees hired in 2011 or after.READ MORE: Allegheny Valley School District And UPMC To Host COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic
Most will see their contribution rate rise by half a percent of their salary.
Others will see an increase of 0.75%.MORE NEWS: Five People Displaced After Apartment Building Goes Up In Flames In Stowe Township
The board of the Public School Employees’ Retirement System voted in April to increase the contribution rates after it had originally certified them at lower rates in December.