Mayor Bill de Blasio today slammed his predecessor Michael Bloomberg for leaving him to negotiate expired labor contracts with every one of the city’s municipal labor unions–using some of his harshest rhetoric to date on the subject. 310 more words
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BOSTON (CBS) – Four hundred Massachusetts toll workers will be getting raises over the next two years before their jobs are eliminated in 2016, under a tentative agreement reached Friday between the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and the toll workers’ union. 196 more words
DENVER (AP) – Colorado budget-writing lawmakers gave initial approval to a 3 percent salary increase for state workers amid Republican opposition.
The Joint Budget Committee voted 4-2 Monday to include the salary hike and a 1.5 percent merit-pay increase in the spending package the entire Colorado Legislature will vote on later this spring. 87 more words