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HELENA — Public employee unions and the Bullock administration reached agreement in a little more than an hour Wednesday to give most state employees a 3 percent pay raise in July, followed by a 5 percent increase in November 2014.
BOZEMAN — Tenured faculty at Montana State University have voted to decertify the union that has represented them for the past four years.
Joe Balyeat (Feb. 2 guest opinion) is no friend of public programs and services, especially public education and the folks who serve therein. He would privatize our public schools at taxpayer expense. He would lay waste to the democratic public school governing structures outlined in our sta…
HELENA — Jim McGarvey, one of Montana’s longest-serving leaders of organized labor, died unexpectedly of a heart attack Tuesday morning in Seattle.
HELENA — A state district judge has struck from the November ballot a legislative referendum that, if approved by voters, would have provided for money to be automatically refunded to taxpayers if certain fiscal conditions were met.
HELENA — The state Board of Personnel Appeals decided Thursday it needs more information before ruling on an appeal by public sector unions of a hearing officer's rejection of their unfair labor practices complaint over the Legislature's rejection of a pay raise.
HELENA — Retirees of Montana public employee retirement systems will face no increase in health insurance premiums under an agreement reached by Gov. Brian Schweitzer and public employee unions.
HELENA — Various businesses, trade associations, unions, advocacy groups and government agencies spent $5.7 million seeking to influence the 2011 Montana Legislature, reports filed with the state political practices commissioner’s office show.
HELENA — The Schweitzer administration and the state's three major public employee unions reached a tentative agreement Wednesday on a pay raise for state employees over the next two years.
HELENA - When foundations invest in nonprofit advocacy and organizing efforts, it can pay off for families and communities, a new study that covers Montana concludes.
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