Re: “City union pay, up 13; non-union, 0. How come?” (editorial, 1-27),
As a Tacoma Public Utilities union employee, I must object to the extremely biased presentation of the wage situation with the city’s unions and non-represented employees.
I do not know anyone who has received a 13 percent raise over the past five years. I can only imagine that you were given that figure because one or two unions were so grossly underpaid in the Class and Comp study that the city administration undertook that their salaries had to be raised by 20 percent or more to reach …