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Public-worker union, state reach deal

The contract, which must still be ratified, includes pay raises

By Derrick DePledge

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 20, 2013

~~<p>The United Public Workers and the state have reached a tentative agreement on a new four-year contract.</p>
<p>Neither the blue-collar union nor the Abercrombie administration would publicly release details of the agreement Friday evening. However, sources say the UPW's approximately 9,000 state and county workers would receive 2 percent raises in October and then 2 percent raises every six months until the contract expires in 2017.</p>
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The United Public Workers and the state have reached a tentative agreement on a new four-year contract.

Neither the blue-collar union nor the Abercrombie administration would publicly release details of the agreement Friday evening. However, sources say the UPW's approximately 9,000 state and county workers would receive 2 percent raises in October and then 2 percent raises every six months until the contract expires in 2017. Login for more...



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