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    California state attorneys, scientists seek raises of 30% and more in contract talks Read more at:

    July 16, 2022 // The scientists and attorneys are two of six state worker unions bargaining over pay. Contracts for all six expired by the end of June. Most of the groups would like to reach new agreements before the end of August, the last chance to secure approvals from the Legislature before the finish of its current session, rather than waiting until lawmakers reconvene in December. This year’s negotiations are colored by a set of unusual circumstances, including inflation above 8%, a $100 billion budget surplus, a lingering pandemic and shifting union dynamics.