Cal Fire firefighters are among the state workers who will receive raises under a package of labor agreements that Gov. Jerry Brown signed this week.
Cal Fire firefighters are among the state workers who will receive raises under a package of labor agreements that Gov. Jerry Brown signed this week. Randall Benton Sacramento Bee file
Cal Fire firefighters are among the state workers who will receive raises under a package of labor agreements that Gov. Jerry Brown signed this week. Randall Benton Sacramento Bee file

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State workers: Raises and bonuses are coming, slowly

March 15, 2017 04:42 PM

UPDATED March 16, 2017 07:55 AM

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