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American Federation Of State
HELENA — Montana union leaders said Tuesday they foresee no immediate impact in Montana from a U.S. Supreme Court decision that concluded certain government employees don’t have to pay fees to the unions representing them.
HELENA — Public employee unions have failed in their attempt to have the 2011 Legislature found to be engaging in unfair labor practices by rejecting a pay raise plan they negotiated with the governor.
HELENA — State workers would receive base pay raises of 5 percent in each of the next two years under a tentative deal reached Monday with the Schweitzer administration, but the pact is subject to approval by the 2013 Legislature.
HELENA — On Thursday, the state Board of Personnel Appeals will hear an appeal by state public employee unions of a hearing officer's rejection of their unfair- labor-practices complaint against the state over the Legislature's rejection of their negotiated deal.
HELENA — An unfair-labor-practice complaint filed against the 2011 Legislature for rejecting negotiated pay raises for state employees is without merit and should be dismissed, a legislative attorney said Wednesday.
HELENA — Three public employee unions filed an unfair labor practice complaint Wednesday over the 2011 Legislature's refusal to pass the pay raises for state workers they had negotiated with Gov. Brian Schweitzer.
HELENA — The three major state public employee unions have called a press conference for Wednesday morning to discuss steps they are considering taking after the Legislature refused to approve pay raises they had negotiated last fall with Gov. Brian Schweitzer’s administration.