The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

July 5, 2013
Read the agreement for CA Department of Water Resources raises

On Wednesday, the International Union of Operating Engineers and the state reached an agreement to raise the pay of select water department workers.

The agreement affects the pay for job classes which that state says it has had difficultly staffing due to wages that are below what is being paid by other agencies. The raises range between 17.9 and 37.4 percent and are effective immediately.

Read the agreement and transmittal letter below.

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Jon Ortiz launched The State Worker blog and a companion column 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 (916) 321-1043 and at jortiz@sacbee.com.

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