Bargaining team members from around the state gathered for the first time in person to add their signatures signaling state employees’ vote to ratify the contract. Then in a ceremonial press event, Gov. Polis added his signature officially moving the contract into effect.
Read the news reports from the event to learn more about this exciting day!
Media Round Up:
Colorado celebrates plan to raise minimum wage for Colorado’s direct care workers to $15/hour & Governor, COWINS sign first partnership agreement
Colorado governor, state union agree to raises for more than 30,000 employees under first-of-its-kind labor agreement
WATCH: Gov. Polis announces plan to raise minimum wage for state direct care workers in Colorado
Colorado state workers to get pay raises for the next three years
Colorado raises hourly minimum wage to $15 for state workers to help fill vacancies
Colorado's Direct Care Workers Get Minimum Wage Hike To $15/Hour
Polis rolls out new min wage for direct care workers