michigan workers

12:27 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Mediator recommends 2% pay raises, health care changes for state workers

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Michigan Civil Service Commission still has to approve recommendations
LANSING - Thousands of unionized state employees would get 2 percent salary increases in 2015 and 2016 and could have higher out-of-pocket costs for health insurance under recommendations made by an impasse panel last week. The Michigan Employment Relations Board made the recommendations after the state and unions representing about 34,000 state employees were unable to reach consensus on wage and benefit issues.