Council 94 http://ripr.org en State Employee Unions Agree On Tentative New Contract http://ripr.org/post/state-employee-unions-agree-tentative-new-contract <p>Unions representing nearly all state workers have tentatively agreed to a new contract.</p><p>The unions representing every state worker except correctional officers and state police have agreed to a contract that increases wages by six percent over four years and increases health care deductibles and co-pays.</p><p>State employees have gone nearly three years without a raise.</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:53:26 +0000 Catherine Welch 31854 at http://ripr.org State Employee Unions Agree On Tentative New Contract Union-backed Probe Blasts Raimondo's Overhaul of RI Pension http://ripr.org/post/union-backed-probe-blasts-raimondos-overhaul-ri-pension <p>A report commissioned by the largest state employee union claims Treasurer Gina Raimondo’s overhaul of Rhode Island’s pension system is enriching Wall Street investment managers.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 21:21:24 +0000 Catherine Welch 23384 at http://ripr.org Union-backed Probe Blasts Raimondo's Overhaul of RI Pension