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January 14, 2016 11:29 AM

Jerry Brown and California state scientists reach tentative labor agreement

Deal is same as 2015 tentative pact that members rejected

Includes total 15 percent in pay raises over three years, new retiree health contributions

Union says Brown would not budge on salary increases

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Jon Ortiz launched The State Worker blog in 2008 to cover state government from the perspective of California government employees. Every day he filters the news through a single question: "What does this mean for state workers?" Join Ortiz for updates and debate on state pay, benefits, pensions, contracts and jobs. Contact him at jortiz@sacbee.com or 916-321-1043. Twitter: @TheStateWorker.

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