The Downtrodden State Employee?

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from the Minnesota Watchdog, October 13, 2017… Quote of the Week: “We’re tired of being pawns in a political game where Republicans think they can score points by beating up on hardworking people. They reject our contracts while they approve massive tax breaks for corporations and their wealthy cronies. Shame on them.” – AFSCME Council 5 president Elliot Seide There was a shriek and a howl emanating from the Capitol this week as some unionized state employees learned that the legislature’s Subcommittee in Employee Relations (SER) had refused to rubber stamp their collective bargaining agreement. The SER, on a party line 6-4 vote, rejected interim approval of the latest two-year agreement between the state and two bargaining units representing 29,000 state employees. The SER is comprised of select …