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MT: Unions ask court to reverse unfair labor practices decision on raises

By   /  August 31, 2012  /  Health Care, Judiciary, Labor, Montana, News, State Budgets, State Government  /  2 Comments


By Phil Drake | Montana Watchdog HELENA — Three state employee unions have petitioned a District Court judge to reverse a personnel board decision on unfair labor practices regarding raises denied to state employees. The action comes after several appeals to the state by the MEA-MFT, the state’s teachers union; the Montana Public Employees’ Association and […]

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Judge to rule on request to release state employee pay information

By   /  December 14, 2011  /  Montana, News  /  No Comments

By PHIL DRAKE HELENA – An attorney for the state of Montana on Wednesday told a judge there were no statutes requiring it to provide specific employee salary information requested by a Bozeman-based think tank, leaving the attorney for the plaintiff to say he was “baffled” by that argument. The Montana Policy Institute (MPI) asked […]

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Montana Policy Institute sues over release of state employee pay info

By   /  August 17, 2011  /  Montana, News  /  1 Comment

By PHIL DRAKE BOZEMAN -The Montana Policy Institute, a Bozeman-based nonprofit policy research center and publisher of Montana Watchdog, is suing the state over the release of information regarding state employee pay.      The lawsuit, filed Friday in the Montana 1st Judicial District Court in Lewis and Clark County, names the state, the Montana Department of […]

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