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Contracts typically expire at the end of the calendar year, so the impact of the failure to renew the 2% cap on interest arbitration awards will be felt as municipalities negotiate new contracts. We urge you to pass a resolution urging its extension. Read on...
AON has recommended to the State Health Benefits Plan (SHBP) Board of Trustees, Local Government SHBP overall premium rate adjustments for Plan Year 2019 representing an overall 7.6% decrease for the Local Government Group. Read on...
PERC has published proposed rules implementing the recently passed Workplace Democracy Enhancement Act (WDEA). We are in the process of reviewing and commenting on our concerns. Comments are due Nov. 16. If you submit comments, please copy the League. Read on...