Hassan seeking compromise after State Employees' Assoc. snubs 6% raises
"We will be working within the budget but are confident that if all parties continue to work in good faith, a positive agreement can be reached," said Hassan spokesman Marc Goldberg.
Previous articles reported the reduction could lead to the layoffs of 200 to 300 workers.
She said across-the-board layoffs that were part of the prior two budgets were preceded by four to six months of preparation, including plans for how agencies will do with fewer workers. Yet, nothing has happened so far.
Goldberg wouldn't address specifics about layoffs, such as how many are anticipated and what preparations are under way.
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe union has said it fears that members in the North Country would not be able to take advantage of lower health costs through Anthem's Site of Service product. She said she wants a health plan that offers equal treatment, accessiblity and affordability.
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