AFSCME Reports Tentative Deal Reached With State

(Providence, RI)  --  A tentative agreement on a new contract is being announced between Governor Gina Raimondo's administration and Rhode Island's largest state employee union.  The "Providence Journal" reports the deal involving Council 94 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees involves a seven-and-a-half-percent raise over a three-year period.  AFSCME officials say ratification votes could be scheduled for the coming weeks.


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