State worker union deal eliminates furloughs, adds COLA and step increases
Oregon's largest public employee union announced early this morning it has reached a tentative deal with the state on a two-year contract that would end unpaid days off, averting a possible strike. - The Statesman Journal
State workers given £2.7 billion in pay-offs in a single year
Nearly 3,500 staff received compensation packages worth more than £100,000, and more than 14,000 were awarded "golden goodbyes" of between £50,000 and £100,000. - The Telegraph
State workers: Hostile bosses impede jobs
The state agency charged with vetting terrorism threats and helping New Mexicans during disasters has been embroiled in turmoil for the last year, which some employees say has hindered their ability to do their jobs. - The New Mexican
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