About 12,000 state maintenance workers are waiting to see the benefits of a contract they approved in January show up in their paychecks. Their union, International Union of Operating Engineers, has filed a grievance and sent a letter to the governor urging fixes to the state’s payroll system.
About 12,000 state maintenance workers are waiting to see the benefits of a contract they approved in January show up in their paychecks. Their union, International Union of Operating Engineers, has filed a grievance and sent a letter to the governor urging fixes to the state’s payroll system. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
About 12,000 state maintenance workers are waiting to see the benefits of a contract they approved in January show up in their paychecks. Their union, International Union of Operating Engineers, has filed a grievance and sent a letter to the governor urging fixes to the state’s payroll system. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com

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