Members of state government’s largest union are voting on a 42-month contract that would raise their pay by 11.5 percent. If it passes, they’ll also receive a $2,500 bonus.
Members of state government’s largest union are voting on a 42-month contract that would raise their pay by 11.5 percent. If it passes, they’ll also receive a $2,500 bonus. Michael Allen Jones Sacramento Bee file, 2010
Members of state government’s largest union are voting on a 42-month contract that would raise their pay by 11.5 percent. If it passes, they’ll also receive a $2,500 bonus. Michael Allen Jones Sacramento Bee file, 2010

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January 10, 2017 06:00 AM

UPDATED January 11, 2017 07:53 AM

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