SEIU Local Approves Contract for State Workers
On Saturday, the Service Employees International Union Local 1000 approved a contract that includes a 4.62% pay cut and once-a-month furloughs. Union members make up about half of the state's workers. Members' health care insurance contributions will remain at about the same rates as 2008.
- "Largest State Employee Union Ratifies Compromise Contract" (Ortiz, Sacramento Bee, 3/21).
- "Largest California State Union Ratifies Contract" (Thompson, AP/San Francisco Chronicle, 3/21).