Trinity County workers begin week-long strike

Mar 2, 2015 1:53 PM by News Staff

Trinity County employees working in child support, health and human services, transportation, waste disposal and several other departments have decided to walk off the job, and will not be returning for five days.

The employees with United Public Employees of California (UPEC) Local 792 are disputing a lack of pay raises in a new contract offer.

UPEC Labor Representative Ryan Heron says the county offered a three-year contract with no raises. "These employees last saw a cost of living adjustment of two percent in 2011," Heron said.

The county and the union attempted to strike a deal throughout 2014, failed to do so. The employees conducted a two-day strike

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