The Billings Education Association confirmed Wednesday night that teachers approved a new contract.
The vote came out 855-197 in favor of ratifying the tentative agreement, according to an email from local President Rachel Schillreff to members, obtained by Q2 News.
The vote brought a 91 percent turnout with 1,052 teachers.
The new contract includes a raise and $1,500 extra "essential worker" pay.
According to the email, the bargaining committee asked for a 0.5 percent increase on each cell of the salary schedule in the 2020-21 school year.