State workers being offered a 'negative pay raise'

Posted: Thursday, August 02, 2007

State negotiators who offered employees in contract negotiations a 4-3-3 pay increase (4 percent the first year, 3 percent the second and third years) is a negative pay raise after projected rates of inflation are factored in. We are making 10 percent less in adjusted dollars than we were just five years ago following a 3.5 percent pay increase in four years.

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The state's offer of 4-3-3 is working for free.

Leimomi Matunding

General Government Unit member


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