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Inslee trading money for booster shots

 

Last updated 10/11/2022 at 10:55am



I recently commented on negotiations between Gov. Jay Inslee and unions on the upcoming contracts for state employees.

As I said before, while I don’t fault the proposed salary increases for state workers under the reported deal during this time of high inflation – or even the $1,000 retention bonuses that some state workers will receive – I am very unhappy with one type of bonus that will be given to state workers, as well as how negotiations were done in secret.

In case you missed it, each state worker who receives a COVID booster will be paid a $1,000 “booster bonus.”

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