Employee compensation deal reached; ratification Wednesday

Members are encouraged to participate in a ratification vote this Wednesday, June 27, from 7 a.m until 7 p.m.

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Jerry Brown tells unions to brace for California state worker pay cuts

State workers’ compensation is back on the budget chopping block…………….unspecified cut in employee costs up to 10 percent.

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Legislative analyst identifies massive cuts if taxes fail

If lawmakers pursue a cuts-only budget to solve the state’s $26.6 billion deficit, they could eliminate class-size reduction, require that kindergarten students be 5 years old at enrollment and hike university tuition by another 7 to 10 percent, according to a new review by the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office.

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Schwarzenegger files brief over doctors’ and dentists’ furloughs

The Schwarzenegger administration has filed its last reply in UAPD v. Schwarzenegger, which is before San Francisco’s 1st District Court of Appeal.

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Why SEIU’s contract is better for state workers than furloughs

The numbers, albeit late, are in: The deal that SEIU Local 1000 cut with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in October is better than furloughs for the 95,000 state employees the union represents.

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Tentative Agreement FAQs

Overall, our new contract contains security and certainty for all members and protects more than 95% of the hard-won benefits and employee rights from our expired contract. We need to look at more than the “highlights”–each person needs to look at the whole contract and how it impacts their security. 1. How will this new [...]

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