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November 21, 2013 at 11:56 AM

Metro Transit union contract would defer raises to help Metro

A proposed union contract for 4,200 transit workers would defer next year’s raise, to help King County Metro survive funding problems over the next several months. If members approve, cost-of-living increases would be 0, 2 percent, and 2 percent over the next three years, King County Executive Dow Constantine announced at a morning news conference, along with local union…


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May 14, 2013 at 11:23 AM

Seattle Symphony, musicians reach agreement on new contract

After 15 months of negotiations, the Seattle Symphony and its musicians have reached agreement on a new contract. The contract, good through August 2015, includes salary concessions for the remainder of the season (but provides salary increases in subsequent seasons), maintaining a 45-week performance season and the filling of vacant positions. Unlike at several other orchestras nationwide,…


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