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Tag: Labor Relations Office

Feb.
14th

House panel hears bill making it easier for governor, unions to sort out local issues

Democratic Rep. Chris Reykdal of Tumwater got a hearing Thursday on a bill to tinker with the historic 2002 law that gave state employees the right to bargain collectively for wages and health benefits. House Bill 1804 would modify the law so that issues particular to a particular agency’s workers can be bargained away from the “big tables” where the governor and unions are typically negotiating on the bigger picture issues.

See the House Labor and Workforce Development Committee’s hearing on the so-called “supplemental bargaining” provisions here on TVW.

Reykdal said current rules

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