Stories tagged: public employees
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 5:39 p.m.
Study: Coeur d’Alene employee pay best in state
A review by the city of Coeur d’Alene says its public employees are paid more and have better benefits packages than their peers in other metropolitan areas across the state.
Sun., May 25, 2014
Spin Control: On state worker salaries, actions speak loudest
OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee raised eyebrows – and some blood pressures – among some legislative Republicans and other conservatives last week with comments about state worker salaries on the …
Tue., March 15, 2011
Mona Charen: Democratic hope of a backlash against Walker is premature
Who won the battle of Wisconsin? Republican Gov. Scott Walker got a legislative victory. On the other hand, Democrats, with a wary eye on 2012 and noting the worrying drop …
Thu., Feb. 24, 2011
Editorial: Unions should take greater steps to flexibility
It didn’t take long for a state that had rallied around the Green Bay Packers’ Super Bowl victory to fracture over a budget crisis and the role of public employee …
Sat., Aug. 2, 2008
Gregoire speaks to school employees at Riverfront
Gov. Chris Gregoire on Friday excited a friendly crowd made up of members of the Public School Employees union who recently earned a 12 percent boost in pay from the …