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Negotiations Update 11/21/14

November 21st, 2014 by

Sorry to be a day late with this Wednesday the State and your Union met to bargain again. Tough session, lot of discussion on grievance process, lay-off process, and of course more discussion on health care. The states proposal does away with the arbitration process. The state also wants to take away your Columbus Day […]

Negotiations Update 11/13/14

November 13th, 2014 by

Yesterday’s negotiations was dominated by insurance discussion. No agreement on any part of insurance was reached. We have requested more data from the state to respond to their proposal. Much of the discussion centered around the upcoming luxury tax on expensive health care plans. We will begin discussing this again at our next session on […]

Negotiations Update 11/10/14

November 10th, 2014 by

As I related earlier contract negotiations have started. Your elected bargaining team met with the state on November 5. We each presented and explained our proposals, we really didn’t get into a full bargaining session. This upcoming Wednesday November 12, we will meet again. At this time that session is scheduled to deal with insurance. […]

  • Don't take your benefits for granted!

    The pay and benefits associated with your job did not appear by magic. Union members worked long and hard to put those benefits into place. You must know that in the "new economy" employers often take back benefits that employees worked hard to earn. The good news is that with a strong, united NAPE/AFSCME, not a single contract benefit can be eliminated or reduced unilaterally by the state. By standing up with NAPE/AFSCME members you can influence our union priorities and strengthen our union fight to preserve key benefits.

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